Thursday, January 30, 2014

Scarlett Johansson Breaks Up With Oxfam Over SodaStream

Scarlett Johansson has ended her ambassador role with the humanitarian group Oxfam International after eight years, because of her position as a celebrity spokesperson for SodaStream. SodaStream has come under fire from pro-Palestinian activists for maintaining a large factory in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, a territory captured by Israel in 1967 and claimed by the Palestinians. It's Oxfam's official position that these West Bank settlements are illegal and deny Palestinian rights. 


Scarlett Johansson, Oxfam, SodaStream, Palestine, West Bank, human rights

I guess Ms. Johansson decided that SodaStream money is sweeter to her than the human rights of mere Palestinians.

Read More: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/johansson-stepping-oxfam-ambassador-22292740

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