Keith Taylor, MEP for Southeast England, has voiced his strong support for the campaign to put pressure on Sainsbury’s to adhere to their own ethical trading policies and end all trade with companies operating in and exporting from the Palestinian Occupied Territory.
Sainsbury’s uses suppliers that trade in products from illegal Israeli settlements. Israeli settlements are built on stolen Palestinian land and are illegal under international law.
A National Day of Action is planned for Saturday 1st March, with protests outside Sainsbury’s stores up and down the country.
In a statement on his website, Keith Taylor states that: