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West Belfast declares 'Israeli Goods Free Zones'

February 15, 2024 at 4:32 pm

West Belfast declares ‘Israeli Goods Free Zones’. [@LasairDhearg/Twitter]

Ten areas in West Belfast have been campaigning to create “Israeli Goods Free Zones” in the capital of Northern Ireland.

According to the Socialist Republican Lasair Dhearg organisation, such a designation “means that there are no businesses in the area stocking or selling products made in occupied Palestinian territories.”

Lasair Dhearg says the zones have grown at a “phenomenal rate” with more areas expected to declare that they are “Israel Goods Free Zones” in the future around the city.

This, they say, is a direct response to “what we are witnessing, in real time,” the “deliberate genocide and ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people”, carried out by the “willing participants of the Isaeli state.”

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