Jan 13 3:38 PM

Criticism as Scarlett Johansson becomes new face of SodaStream

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The Stream (Al Jazeera)

Actress Scarlett Johansson is catching heat for her recent partnership with Israeli beverage company SodaStream. SodaStream has long been the focus of international protests, most notably the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, as its manufacturing plant is located in an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank.


Updated story, 1/15/14, 3:15pmET

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