AHAVA Cosmetics: There's Nothing Beautiful About Stolen ...
Question: Did you know this about steeling Palestininan Products? February 11, 2009....
Answer:: I didn't know that. I like their products.
Norway: BDS victory as Ahava dropped by retail chain
Is this a small success? "The UK branch of Israeli cosmetics
store, Ahava, is moving from its central London shop after years of pro-Palestinian demonstrations. com/news/uk-news/47284/protests-drive-ahava-out-covent-garden. shittake: "Legally, there is no problem with the settlements in the West Bank. Under international law, they are illegal.
The only thing that will happen more and more is that companies will hide their Israeli background. Sort of like how Israeli oranges are eaten all over the Arab world, but with the stamp of 'Spanish' on it.it. It's not really changing anything whatsoever - only making things go further underground. Like curing a broken bone by hammering on it, so it is no longer.
A month after a Japanese distributor decided to stop carrying Ahava cosmetic products because of the company’s fraudulent practices and its profiteering from Israel's occupation, a major Norwegian retail chain announced it would also stop sales of Ahava products.
Ahava products are made in the illegal West Bank settlement of Mitzpe Shalem, with resources taken from the Dead Sea in the West Bank. The cosmetics line profits that settlement and the settlement of Kalia, both of which are co-owners of Ahava.
The products have been the target of boycott campaigns around the world. More information and background can be found at StolenBeauty.org.
The Norwegian People’s Aid and the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees (Fagforbundet) stated on the BDS Movement website on March 28: “Norwegian retail chain VITA made public on Friday their decision to stop all sales of products originating from settlements in occupied Palestine.
“VITA will therefore stop selling products from the cosmetics brand Ahava.
Question: OKAY! so what CAN you use the ulta 20% off coupon on? seirously, theese are the 'restrictions' ...............
Answer:: those coupons are used for the ULTA brand. i know, it pretty much sucks, cause you cant.
VITA has been the main retailer of Ahava products in Norway, and this decision will be a serious blow to the sales of Ahava products in Norway.
“The principled decision by VITA not to buy products from Israeli settlements in the West Bank is based on a position of not wanting to contribute to violations of international law.
“This is also the position of Norgesgruppen, a company holding 49% of the shares in VITA. BAMA, another Norgesgruppen company has implemented the same policy regarding Israeli fruit and vegetables for several years already.
“The VITA decision comes after a period of active lobbying from Norwegian People’s Aid and the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees (Fagforbundet), providing VITA and VITA’s owners with information about Ahava and their production in the Mitzpe Shalem settlement.
“Activists in Norway have also focused on Ahava and will now launch a new campaign to have other stores follow VITA’s example.”
[Reprinted from Electronic Intifada .]
Joe Hockey wants entitlement - but only for the rich!
The assumed entitlement of the super rich to further enrich themselves at whatever social and environmental cost is not a problem for the likes of Hockey.
need some help about Australia? I have visited Melbourne and Sydney last year. I did some shopping (obviously) and I don't think I ever saw AHAVA cosmetics
in department stores. (Dead sea products). I want to send some from USA, declaring it of course. As a present to my family. Please let me know if I was right.
I've only ever seen them while walking through major shopping centres. They have booths set up in the mall and very pushy salespeople who hassle unwary shoppers as they walk past.
The “problem” is ordinary folks' sense of entitlement decent services and a decent welfare system because it stands in the way of his masters getting even super richer.
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