Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Companies' Profits Go To Israel

http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Singapore/Story/A1Story20090111-113787.html

Asiaone News
11 January 2009

McDonald's, Starbucks refute 'boycott' SMS

by Nur Dianah Suhaimi
The Straits Times

A phone text message making its rounds among Singaporeans has been calling for the boycott of McDonald's fast-food outlets and the Starbucks coffee chain, claiming the two American companies are financially supporting the Israeli offensive in Gaza. The message claims that the two firms will be donating all their profits in the past week to the Israeli army. [...]

http://www.radionetherlands.nl/news/zijlijn/6132777/Muslims-boycott-shops-over-Israel-support-claim

Radio Netherlands
13 January 2009

Muslims boycott shops over Israel support claim

This past weekend, a large number of Muslims in the Dutch immigrant communities received a mobile-phone text message calling for a boycott of Aldi and Lidl, two German-owned cut-price supermarket chains. The text messages claimed that the supermarkets were planning to donate a percentage of their profits to Israel. Both companies denied the rumour and no evidence to support the allegation has emerged. [...]

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2009/01/ready_dutch_muslims_boycott_al.php

Dutch News [Netherlands]
13 January 2009

Muslims boycott Aldi, Lidl supermarkets

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j05OyjM5-H8wpGzCw4JLjs1__QNAD95MG3BG0

The Associated Press
13 January 2009

Protesters close Beirut Starbucks branch

By BASSEM MROUE

http://www.daily.pk/world/middle-east/9146-mcdonalds-and-starbucks-qdonating-all-profits-to-israeli-warq.html

Pakistan Daily
14 January 2009

McDonald's and Starbucks "donating all profits to Israeli war"

Written by www.daily.pk

"McDonald's and Starbucks have yesterday announced that they will be donating all profits from now until Sunday to Israeli war. Also, the producers of Adam Sandler's new movie Bed Time Stories will be donating their profits to THE Zionist entity of Israel." [...]