10 brands you'll have to give up if you're boycotting Israel

Here are 10 brands in the crosshairs of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

4. Intel

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People visit the Intel booth at the 2013 Computex exhibition in Taipei.

Al-Awda, the Palestinian Right to Return Coalition, has called on Intel to close its plants in Kiryat Gat, site of the former Palestinian villages Iraq al-Manshiya and Faluja. Israeli historian Benny Morris has written that during the 1948-49 Israeli war of independence with Palestinians and their Arab allies, the villages' residents were all expelled in line with Israel's "strategic desire to achieve 'Arab-clear' frontiers."

Intel, whose processors can be found in about 80 percent of the world's computers, has reportedly invested $2.7 billion to upgrade its Kiryat Gat plants where it is working on new chips that will make computers lighter and faster. That brings its total investments in Israel to about $10 billion, and it has also benefited from more than $1 billion in Israeli government grants.

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