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Dutch parliament rejects EU’s mandatory labeling of settlement goods

The Netherlands’ House of Representatives deemed the EU’s top court ruling as discriminatory, ignoring their ruling to label only the Jewish products from Judea and Samaria until a similar standard is applied to all disputed territories worldwide.

By Ariel Kahana


The Dutch parliament on Tuesday passed motion bucking against a recent ruling by the European Court of Justice ordering the bloc’s 28 member-states to label Israeli goods made in Judea and Samaria settlements.

The motion, approved by a vote of 82-68, urged the Dutch government to reject the ruling unless similar standards are applied to all disputed territories worldwide, saying that singling out of Israel in this matter was discriminatory. Continue Reading »