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18 January 2018

Briefing calls on UK Govt to support UN database listing biz involved in settlement-related activities in Palestine

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16 October 2017

OPT: HRW calls on Israeli banks to comply with human rights responsibilities, cease activities in settlements

A 2017 Human Rights Watch (HRW) report refutes claims by Israeli banks that they are required to provide financial services to settlements in the occupied West Bank under Israeli law.  HRW analysed Israeli law and international humanitarian and human...

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Company response
2 October 2017

HeidelbergCement responds to allegations re violating international law

Author: HeidelbergCement

Business & Human Rights has kindly invited HeidelbergCement to respond to the concerns raised by Electronic Intifada in the article from 14 September. We follow this invitation, as we believe that the article includes wrong and speculative...

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2 October 2017

OPT: Rights groups accuse HeidelbergCement of IHL violations; HeidelbergCement response scrutinized

Rights groups have raised serious allegations against HeidelbergCement’s operations at the Nahal Raba quarry in Area C of the occupied West Bank. According to the allegations, HeidelbergCement’s extraction activities may be linked to war crimes,...

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9 June 2015

UK OECD Natl. Contact Point finds G4S in breach of human rights obligations over its involvement with Israeli abuses against Palestinians

In November 2013 Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights submitted a complaint to the UK OECD National Contact Point (NCP) which alleged the involvement of G4S in serious human rights abuses carried out by the Israeli Government against Palestinians.  In...

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25 November 2015

UK: Labour party votes to end contract with G4S over concerns it has breached human rights through the services it provides to the Israeli Govt.

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9 June 2015

Orange announces it wishes to end brand licence agreement with Partner Communications following criticism of its support of Israeli settlements

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Article
18 February 2015

UK: Arms company Instro Precision (part of Elbit Systems) occupied by protesters over sales to Israel & Afghanistan

Author: London Palestine Action

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Article
14 December 2014

People & Planet Award Winners: 3 small businesses honored empowering workers in developing nations, conflict zones

Author: Investor Ideas

"People & Planet Award Winners: 3 Small Businesses Honored Empowering Workers In Developing Nations, Conflict Zones", 11 Dec 2014...

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Article
31 October 2014

Sodastream pulls out of West Bank following campaign by Palestinian groups - company says it is "purely commercial" decision

Author: Maria Tedeo, Independent (UK)

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