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1 March 2005

[PDF] Caterpillar - The Alternative Report

Author: War on Want

[Use of] Caterpillar's bulldozers [by the Israeli military]...has come to international public attention in three major incidents: (i) the destruction of the Jenin refugee camp in April 2002...(ii) the killing of peace activist Rachel Corrie in March...

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6 July 2006

Profiting from the occupation

Author: War on Want

Israel’s actions have been identified as war crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, as well as being in contravention of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Yet the UK has done nothing to bring Israel to account for its actions,...

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24 July 2006

Local Business, Local Peace: the Peacebuilding Potential of the Domestic Private Sector

Author: International Alert

Local Business, Local Peace presents more than 20 case studies of business actors taking steps to address violent conflict, including from Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Guatemala, Israel and Palestine, Nepal, Somalia, South Caucasus...

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1 October 2006
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Author: International Alert

Local Business, Local Peace (Las empresas locales y la paz), pone de relieve el potencial que tiene el sector empresarial del país afectado para contribuir a forjar una paz duradera como parte de ese esfuerzo colectivo. Enfatiza que el sector...

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4 December 2006

Communities start to push the right buttons [Israel & Occupied Territories]

Author: Ian Limbach, Financial Times

...Cisco Systems chose Nazareth as the location to pilot an enhanced version of its Cisco Networking Academy Programme, a global initiative that teaches young adults to design and build computer networks...The Nazareth programme...brought together 50...

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4 December 2006

Dutch bank divests holdings in J'lem light rail, cites settlements

Author: Meron Rapoport, Haaretz

A Dutch bank has decided to divest itself of its holdings in a French company that is participating in building Jerusalem's light rail system, on the grounds that the project "is not in line with the United Nation's demand to stop all support for...

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1 February 2007
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Author: International Alert

Entreprise Locale, Paix Locale souligne le potentiel du secteur privé national à contribuer à une paix durable, dans le cadre d'un tel effort collectif. Il y est démontré que les entreprises sont souvent étroitement liées à la dynamique de conflit, et...

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2 July 2007

Volvo: Symbol of safety or human rights abuses?

Author: Adri Nieuwhof in The Electronic Intifada

According to a spokesperson from the Association of Forty, the unrecognized Bedouin Arab villages Atir and Um Hayran in the Naqab (Negev) were aggressively attacked on Monday...25 June 2007 by more than 1,500 Israeli soldiers...Hussein al Rafay'a,...

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1 February 2008

Demand Corporate Accountability from Motorola/Motorola Israel

Author: US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation...launch[es] [the] newest corporate accountability campaign—“Hang Up on Motorola”. Under international law, all corporations have obligations to uphold, respect and protect fundamental human rights....

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1 March 2008

Private Security Companies in the OPT [Occupied Palestinian Territories]: An International Humanitarian Law Perspective

Author: Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research

[T]his paper focuses on providing humanitarian practitioners with a clear understanding of the legal framework available for protecting civilians in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as the legal regime applicable to key players...

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