Last summer, the Unilever-owned company Ben & Jerry’s said it would stop selling its ice-cream in “occupied Palestinian territory,” as this was “inconsistent with our values.” ... There has never been any “Palestinian territory,” and the “West Bank” has been a legal no-man’s land ever since Israel was created.
Nearly 23,000 people were interviewed across nine countries and the Palestinian territories for BBCNewsArabic by the Arab Barometer network ... However there is also a sizeable proportion of people disagreeing with the statement in the Palestinian territories, Jordan, and Sudan.
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories — Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday as he was attempting to flee an army raid, officials on both sides said ... On Sunday, a 17-year-old Palestinian died after being shot a day earlier in another Israeli forces raid in the same town.
Prices have soared in recent weeks in the Palestinian Territories, which is now considered one of the most expensive places in the Arab world... “Ramallah has become the most expensive city in the world,” he added, as he accused Palestinian leaders of not doing enough to curb the greed of merchants and control prices.
The IsraeliNGO—which monitors curricula to assess whether young people are being indoctrinated with hate—focused on materials labeled for use in the Palestinian territories in 2022 that did not appear on UNRWA’s new education portal as is required.
Palestinian...Released on Thursday, the Review of 2022 UNRWA-Produced Study Materials in the Palestinian Territories found that the UNRWA curriculum describes Jews as “impure and inherently treacherous” and teaches that murdering Israelis leads to glory and martyrdom.
Ben & Jerry’s cited the company’s liberal values when it decided to break the 34-year agreement with its Israeli licensee, because he would not stop selling ice cream in what the company termed “OccupiedPalestinianTerritory.”.
“That made me at a very young age understand what are my priorities in this life, as a Palestinian and as a gay man,” he said ... Bedarn’s grandmother was Palestinian and her ancestors came to the U.S. following the occupation of Palestinian territory by Israel in 1967.