A member of the Palestinian Committee for the promotion of economic and cultural boycott of Israel, one of the founders of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti was arrested on suspicion of tax evasion. Writes about this edition of Globes.
PA tax information management of the Haifa district, he concealed the income with a total amount of 700.000 dollars – about 2.5 million shekels. World court of be’er Sheva decided to release him under house arrest. Barghouti had to pay a Deposit and hand over the passport.
According to the investigation, living in Akko activist is the owner was in Ramallah National Computing Resources, including the sale of ATMs on the territory of the Palestinian national authority.
The money earned in 2007-2017 years, he invested in a Bank account, also in Ramallah. There also received fees for lectures, which he called to boycott Israel, and the publication also promotes BDS.
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