BARAMULLA: The Traders Federation Baramulla has called for boycott Israeli products and companies to protest the Israeli killing of Palestinians in Gaza, urging traders not to trade in products that boost Israeli economy.
The traders said that they are preparing a list of products that will be published soon in local news papers, besides being sent to all shopkeepers of town, thus enabling them to stop trade of such products.
The president of the federation Qazi Ishfaq Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that they are working on the list that including some leading brands in foods and chocolates, soft drinks, makeup products that will be framed with due consultation and proper verification on these products.
The federation feels that boycott of Israeli products and companies supporting Israel is also a means of protest against.
“Muslim world is protesting against the Israeli attacks on innocent civilians of Gaza and we can do our bit by boycotting products from Israel,” he sadi
Ishfaq said that we running an awareness campaign among the traders and we will soon come up with list that will be given wide publicity.
Ishfaq also appealed the locals not to buy the products after the list is out.
The town witnessed massive protests against Israel during the last one week. Various religious organizations besides students staged the protests against Israel asking for an end the sufferings of Palestinians.