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Canadian food inspection agency backtracks on West Bank wine ban as UK film director Ken Loach attacks UK band Radiohead for performing in Israel

Canada backtracks on banning ‘Product of Israel’ labels for West Bank wines
Food inspection agency says wine labelling adheres to Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement and can be sold as is (Times of Israel, July 14)

Ken Loach calls for an Israel boycott, but perhaps not for his films
British director’s representative claims rights to screen his last film in Israel were sold ‘accidentally’ (Times of Israel, July 15)

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke responds as Ken Loach criticises Israel gig
Radiohead frontman argues ‘we don’t endorse Netanyahu any more than Trump, but we still play in America’, after film director encourages them to support cultural boycott of Israel (Guardian, July 12)

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