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May 20, 2012

Desertpeace

Burning settlement products in West Bank  (Photo: AFP)
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Boycott will cost Palestinians their jobs?
That seems to be the Israeli line of defense to THIS new development …
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According to Yehuda Cohen, a factory owner in the Barkan Industrial Park, which has been boycotted by the Palestinian Authority for nearly two years, “These industrial zones are the most beautiful thing there is – we live and make a living together. This is an example of how you can live peacefully in this area, but the Foreign Ministry doesn’t know how to market it to the outside world.”
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Cohen, who employs some 40 Palestinian workers, said his employees are very concerned about the situation: “They tell me that they are worried about it, that it’s a mistake and that it will harm them,” he said.
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Classical case of blaming the victim….rather than the occupation itself.
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