On Sunday 8th February we handed in our petition with nearly 250 signatures of North London residents to the Co-Op branch in Cockfosters, North London. The petition protested against the Co-Op’s boycott of four Israeli companies who operate in the Palestinian Territories, providing much-needed jobs for the Palestinian population at wages and conditions far better than those that would be otherwise be available to them.
The branch manager was friendly and pleasant. When we asked him to forward our petition to the Co-Op Head Office, he readily agreed to do so.
Here is our covering letter to the Co-Op, explaining our objections to their policy.
Here are some photos of the protest, which was orderly and good-natured throughout.