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Migrant rights group on US-Mexico border urges boycott of Israel | The Electronic Intifada

Migrant rights group on US-Mexico border urges boycott of Israel | The Electronic Intifada

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Migrant rights group on US-Mexico border urges boycott of Israel

chickenfarm.jpg

A chicken farm was destroyed by Israel shortly before the current
72-hour “truce” came into effect; the US is a key supplier of military
aid to Israel’s forces of occupation.

(Abed Rahim Khatib / APA images)
The Arizona-based migrant justice and humanitarian group No More Deaths/No Más Muertes has endorsed the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.


The group has also condemned Israel’s attacks on civilians, while
connecting the militarization of the US-Mexico border to Israeli
repression of Palestinians.


In a statement, No More Deaths/No Más Muertes notes that, “Although
the Israel-Palestine conflict may seem remote from the Sonoran desert
borderlands, there are many southern Arizona companies and partnerships
directly connected with the Israeli occupation. No More Deaths cites
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and Elbit Systems of America [a subsidiary of an Israeli weapons-maker] as two examples and possible targets for political pressure.”

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