Shop 'with Israeli links' targeted
September 11, 2011
SUPPORTERS of the Max Brenner chocolate chain have rallied outside a Newtown store as activists protested against the business's links to the Israeli military.
Pro-Palestinian groups stood on the opposite side of the road, chanting and waving placards bearing slogans such as ''Max, Max, Murderer''.
But the store was defended by about 60 supporters, including members of the Australian Protectionist Party, a far-right nationalist group.
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Brenner stores in Melbourne have been targeted recently as part of a global campaign called Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions.
Full story at "Sydney Morning Herald"