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Disney Kin Joins BDS Call

posted on July 17, 2012

Abigail Disney, grandniece of Walt Disney, has called for the boycott of the popular skincare brand, Ahava, reports Tablet’s Liel Leibovitz. According to Disney’s statement, Ahava’s factory is located in “the Occupied shores of the Dead Sea,” an area that contains controversial Israeli settlements. Disney, who is the principal investor in Shamrock Holdings Inc., which owns a significant percentage of Ahava, has stated, “I cannot in good conscience profit from what is technically the ‘plunder’ or ‘pillage’ of occupied natural resources and the company’s situating its factory in an Israeli settlement in the Occupied West Bank.”

Read at Tablet