Vegans for BDS say NO to PlantX expansion in Israel

In February 2021, V4BDS reached out to PlantX, a Canadian company specializing in the sale of plant-based consumer products, which is undertaking a significant international expansion of big-box retail stores. In March of 2021, they plan to open a massive retail facility in Tel Aviv, Israel. This is funded by the Israeli investment firm, Psagot, whose investments are linked to Israel’s military occupation and settlement-colonization of Palestine (details in the attached statement), and represent numerous violations of international law and human rights. 

World’s most vegan army assassinates Gaza couple and injures their children

By Ahlam Tarayra, Palestinian feminist and vegan activist. At dawn on 12 November 2019, an Israeli airstrike targeted a building in Gaza. This airstrike killed the couple Asma and Baha Abu Al-Ata, and injured four of their children and their neighbor. Due to the massive explosion, the bodies of Asma and Baha were found in …

Veganwashing Panel held in Baltimore, Maryland

On 15 October 2019 an event was held at Baltimore’s Homewood Friends Meeting Quaker Community House on the topic of Israeli Vegan-Washing. Sponsored by Vegans for BDS and Baltimore Palestine Solidarity, this event hosted a panel of speakers to speak on the issue of Vegan-Washing in Israel. The presentation was facilitated by Danielle Williams, artist …

Vegans for BDS Launches Toronto Organizing

Originally published by Michael John Addario on Animal Liberation Currents, 28 August 2019. Vegans for BDS is an international network of animal activists that emerged in the period following the Palestinian Animal League (PAL)’s first international solidarity conference held in Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine, in the spring of 2018. The solidarity conference focused on the needs of …

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