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26 August 2014

Companies accused of profiting from Palestinian deaths through supply of military equipment to Israeli Govt.

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6 August 2014

Members of London Palestine Action chain themselves to roof of UAV Engines over claims it arms the Israeli army

UAV Engines is alleged to be a subsidiary of Israeli arms company Elbit Systems.

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1 August 2014

Doing Business in Israel & the Occupied Territories: Human Rights challenges for corporations and Investors

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Article
23 July 2014

Irish Govt. issues warning on investing or doing business in Israeli settlements

Author: Shane Darcy, Business & Human Rights in Ireland blog

"Ireland issues warning on investing or doing business in Israeli settlements", 22 Jul 2014...

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Report
15 July 2014

UN Working Group details applicability of Guiding Principles in Israeli settlements within the Occupied Territories

In exercising due diligence, enterprises should familiarise themselves with available information on the human rights impacts of Israeli settlements in the OPT and on the existence or absence of measures taken by Israel as the occupying power to...

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4 February 2014

Israel's ministers debate economic consequences of boycott

Author: Al-Monitor

The [Israeli government] officials discussing the effects of the global boycott against Israel are divided over the potential danger to the state...There are two main contending forces in the debate — the one attempting to play up the danger of the...

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Article
31 January 2014

Israeli fizzy drinks at centre of settlement boycott row (Israel & Palestine)

Author: Kevin Connolly, BBC News

SodaStream - and Ms Johansson - find themselves caught up in...calls for a boycott of Israeli businesses that trade on the lands that Israel captured in the war of 1967. The fizzy drinks machine-maker has a factory in the industrial zone of Maale...

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14 January 2014

UK retailer refuses to shun occupation profiteer SodaStream (Israel & Palestine)

Author: Amena Saleem, Electronic Intifada

John Lewis Partnership...[John Lewis & Waitrose] is a major carrier of SodaStream...which has its main factory in the Mishor Adumim industrial sector of the illegal Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim. In 2013, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign UK....

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8 January 2014

Largest Dutch pension fund boycotts Israeli banks over settlement ties (Israel & Palestine)

Author: Barak Ravid, Haaretz

PGGM...has decided to withdraw all its investments from Israel’s five largest banks because they have branches in the West Bank and/or are involved in financing construction in the settlements. [PGGM informed] Bank Hapoalim, Bank Leumi, Bank Mizrahi...

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7 January 2014

G4S contracts in Israeli occupied territories face major investigation

Author: Jim Armitage, Independent (UK)

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited G4S to respond. G4S said that "due to the nature of the situation, it is unable to go into detail at this time" and referred us to its statement of April 2012 about its operations in West Bank] G4S....

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