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5 biggest Israeli date gardens result from confiscated Palestinian land

Fresh Date
Published Mar 5, 2024

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Israel, a major global producer and exporter of dates, faces accusations of illegal planting on Palestinian territories and underpaying Palestinian child laborers. These allegations have sparked a boycott of Israeli dates, especially during Ramadan when the demand for dates surges. The boycott is perceived as a gesture of solidarity towards the Palestinian fight for independence.
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PALESTINE - Not only in the technology sector, Israel is also known as the largest producer of dates in the world. Israel is known to be one of the five largest exporters of dates in the world. Israeli date producers can export dates up to USD 181.2 million or around IDR 2.8 trillion. Unfortunately, Israel's date palm planting is carried out on Palestinian land. This is what strengthens the statement by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the illegal planting of Israeli dates. Not only land problems, as reported by Aljazeera, Israeli farmers employ Palestinian children, with high risks, but with very small wages. This is where the boycott of Israeli dates was intensified. This action is carried out, especially before Ramadan. This action was carried out ahead of Ramadan, because demand for dates in every country is ...
Source: Okezone
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