From the European Legal Support Center:
On 5 May 2022, The French Court of Appeal of Lyon confirmed the acquittal of Olivia Zémor, issued last year by a French criminal court in Lyon (Tribunal Correctionnel de Lyon) on 18 May 2021. This decision is another recognition of the legitimacy of the BDS (Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions) call.
Olivia Zémor is the President of CAPJPO-EuroPalestine, a group of BDS activists. She was accused of incitement to discrimination and public defamation by Teva Santé, the French subsidiary of TEVA Pharmaceutical Industry (‘TEVA’).
TEVA is a global pharmaceutical company based in Israel that produces and distributes generic medicines across the world. According to Israeli NGO ‘Who Profits’, the pharmaceutical company is complicit in supporting the unlawful occupation of the occupied Palestinian territory by exploiting Palestinian resources.
The Canadian BDS Coalition is pleased to hear this new. Teva is one of the active campaigns of the Coalition.