Podcast: Stopping Israel’s arms industry

Interviews with activists involved in challenging the complicity of corporations in the war industry.

By Nora Barrows-Friedman |  The Electronic Intifada Podcast  | Sept 30, 2020

On Episode 24 of The Electronic Intifada Podcast, we speak with several boycott campaigners taking direct action against corporations involved in Israel’s military occupation and settlement industry.

Huda Ammori of Palestine Action tells us about their strategy to end the presence of Israeli arms dealers in the UK.

“The weapons that are being made to use against [Palestinians] are being made in front of you, and we have an ability to stop it,” she says.

And we speak to Dalit Baum and Noam Perry of the American Friends Service Committee in the US about the new No Dough for the Occupation campaign targeting baked goods company Pillsbury and its parent corporation General Mills.

Pillsbury manufactures its products inside the Atarot Industrial Zone, a settlement in occupied East Jerusalem built in violation of international law.

The land was confiscated from the Palestinian town of Beit Hanina, Baum tells us.

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