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For Immediate Release
28 July 2005


According to several newspaper reports, Intel, one of the largest chip-makers in the world, seems to be considering investing some $4 billion in an extra facility in 'Kiryat Gat', which would employ nearly 2,000 workers. The extra plant will be built on land that belongs to the Palestinian village of Iraq Al Manshiya. According to Zionist historian Benny Morris, 'Israel' expelled the villagers of Iraq Al Manshiya by "intimidation using all means". For more information see:


Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition, once again calls on its members and supporters to write urgently to the media including financial newspapers and magazines with copy to Intel (see below). Letters to the editor (150 words or less) or Opinion Articles (700-800 words) explaining the facts will go a long way to ensuring Intel and other companies start to
disinvest and reconsider additional investments in the 'Israeli' Apartheid economy.


* Intel should abandon its investments in 'Israel'. The company's proposed expansion site is located on land confiscated from the Palestinian village of Iraq Al-Manshiya.

* 'Israel' forced out the original inhabitants of Iraq Al-Manshiya and the nearby village of Al-Faluja after the 1948 war ended contrary to international law and an armistice agreement sponsored by the UN and which 'Israel' signed.

* Intel should not participate and allow 'Israel' to have economic benefits from the illegal dispossession of Palestinians. 'Israel' is denying Palestinian refugees their right to return to their lands and homes which it is occupying. This natural and inalienable right is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Law, and is supported by numerous UN resolutions.

* Intel has far more attractive options long-term for building and expanding in other countries. These options serve Intel's customers, shareholders and employees in far more productive and honorable ways.

Address letters to the editor of your favorite newspaper or other media outlet. Each letter should be sent to one newspaper only and must include your name, address and phone number. Contact data for newspapers and other media outlets can be found at

Please also write letters to the following national/international newspapers:

Business Week
The Economist, London
New York Times
Wall Street Journal

Send copies of your letters or opinion pieces to Intel administration and also email them and call them:, 480-554-5977, Chairman of the Board 408-765-5551, President and CEO 480-235-9973, VP Tech and Manf 408-653-9405, VP Government Affairs

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