BDS NIGHTMARE: Their incessant Jew hating bullsh*t has led to the firing of the last ‘Palestinian’ workers who LOVED working for Sodastream
CEO Daniel Birnbaum says dismissal of 74 Palestinian workers is not BDS Movement’s fault, but that of the Israeli gov’t, which refuses to grant them work permits.
Israeli drinks firm SodaStream laid off its last Palestinian workers Monday and lashed out at the government for refusing to grant them work permits after it relocated from the West Bank to southern Israel.
The company, which manufactures a device for making fizzy drinks at home, announced in late 2014 it was closing the West Bank plant following a boycott campaign that included targeting Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson after she advertised its product.
The plant, located in a Jewish West Bank settlement, closed in October last year, laying off more than 500 Palestinains, and then relocated inside Israel.
The movement known as BDS campaigns against Israel over its presence in the West Bank and pressured SodaStream to move out of the Palestinian territory.
Mahmoud Nawajaa, the BDS coordinator in the West Bank town of Ramallah, called the loss of the Palestinian jobs at SodaStream “part of the price that should be paid in the process of ending the occupation.”
At the time, 74 experienced Palestinian workers moved with the company which also hired hundreds of Israelis.
The Palestinian staff, many of whom had worked at the company for years, have been caught in a permit battle between the firm and Israeli authorities.
On Monday, they boarded buses to leave the plant in the southern Israeli town of Levahim for
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