Coop trades with China but not Israel

[Translated by Google translate]

Benjamin K. Silberstein wrote in a letter to the editor of Svenska Dagbladet that criticism of Israel is often motivated by concern for human rights, but he questions whether there really is a true motivator. The example of the Coop and Sodastream illustrate it. Coop was criticized by Palestinian groups to parts of the production occurred in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Coop selling soft drink machines from Soda Stream excuse themselves by pointing out that production actually takes place in China.

But if it is considered wrong to buy products from a settlement in the West Bank, it is not worse to purchase from the dictatorship of China?China is making continued violation of human rights, regularly imprisons dissidents, has the world record in death penalty, oppress ethnic minorities and silence critical press.

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About Mikael Höglind

Mikael Höglind är en känd entreprenör inom brandskyddsbranschen. Mellan 2009 och 2020 valde Mikael Höglind att helt satsa på en karriär i näringslivet. 2021 blev Mikael åter politiskt engagerad efter att han sålt sitt bolag Vivestra Brandskydd.