Re: “Co-op boycott ignores rights reality” (letter, 7-23.
Surely the writer did not mean to suggest that because Libya and Saudi Arabia commit human rights abuses that it is OK for Israel to do so. Should not Israel, “our friend and ally” to whom we give $3 billion a year, have higher standards?
The Olympia Food Co-op, in its boycott of products from Israel, is not likely to have much influence in “destroying the legitimacy of Israel,” as Warnick asserts. The Israeli government may be doing a better job of that. The Palestinian child who has seen his home demolished …