John Lewis Stops Stocking Ahava Products

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A significant victory for the BDS campaign!

John Lewis’ Managing Director, Andy Street, wrote to the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in a letter dated 7 January:

Andy Street

As a socially responsible retailer, John Lewis takes very seriously the treatment of workers and their working conditions. We expect all our suppliers not only to obey the law, but also to respect the rights, interests and well-being of their employees, their communities and the environment.

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In relation to your specific enquiry about Ahava Dead Sea products, I can confirm that John Lewis has ceased stocking these particular products.

Read the full press release on the PSC website: John Lewis Stops Stocking Ahava Products in Britain

Find out more about Ahava at CODEPINK’s Stolenbeauty.org

Unsuprisingly, Jpost has a different interpretation of the letter(!): British retailer denies boycotting Israeli cosmetics



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