Professional-Palestinian group launches marketing campaign to examine Israeli merchandise in Ramadan throughout UK mosques

LONDON: Greater than 20,000 leaflets urging Muslims to #CheckTheLabel and boycott Israel are being distributed at mosques throughout the UK, coinciding with the final Friday earlier than the fasting holy month of Ramadan, organizers stated on Friday.

The initiative is a part of a marketing campaign launched by the UK-based Mates of Al-Aqsa — involved with defending the human rights of Palestinians and defending the Al-Aqsa sanctuary — to “Test The Label,” and is asking on Muslims within the UK and Europe to not break their fasts with the “style of apartheid.”

The boycott marketing campaign has gained large momentum within the run-up to Ramadan this yr, with press protection from the UK to Morocco and Malaysia, FOA stated in an announcement.

“Working because the early 2010s, #CheckTheLabel has had an unprecedented impression on the British public’s understanding of the connection between the merchandise they purchase and Israel’s unlawful occupation of Palestine (and) many people have develop into moral customers who keep away from shopping for Israeli produce on account of this marketing campaign,” FOA stated.

“This Ramadan, it’s extra essential than ever that we boycott Israel,” stated Shamiul Joarder, head of public affairs at FOA. “By checking the label and avoiding Israeli dates, we will ship a transparent message: We received’t give our cash to an apartheid state that breaks worldwide regulation and kills Palestinian kids.”

The group says that Israel has killed no less than 83 Palestinians within the first 76 days of 2023, together with no less than 16 kids.

“The primary 3 months of 2023 have seen among the worst Israeli violence in opposition to Palestinians in a long time and there are considerations about Israeli assaults on Al-Aqsa mosque throughout Ramadan,” the assertion stated.


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