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1 October 2012

[PDF] Trading away peace: How Europe helps sustain illegal Israeli settlements

Author: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) & others

This report documents the effects of Israeli settlements on Palestinian rights and livelihoods…It outlines the economic links between Europe and the settlements, naming the most common settlement products sold in Europe and detailing the involvement...

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15 June 2012

Exclusion of a company from the Government Pension Fund

Author: Norwegian Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance has excluded…Shikun & Binui...from the investment universe of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The decision…follows a…reccommendation from the Council on Ethics to the GPFG. The company is a construction company...

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26 May 2012

[DOC] Veolia Involvement in Israel’s Violations of International Law in the OPT

Author: Al-Haq

Al-Haq strongly objects to the activities of Veolia Environnement...for its involvement in the construction of the Jerusalem Light Railway linking West Jerusalem to illegal Jewish settlements in occupied East Jerusalem and elsewhere in the West Bank.....

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9 September 2011
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Author: Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada

En mayo, The Electronic Intifada documentó la extracción y el transporte ilegales de materiales de construcción desde las canteras de Yatir y Nahal Raba en la Cisjordania ocupada hasta Israel. El Business & Human Rights Resource Centre en Londres...

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19 August 2011

CEMEX tries to reason away complicity in Israeli violations of international law

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada

As the occupier, Israel is bound by the Hague Regulations of 1907...CEMEX claims that the plants have “all the permits and licenses necessary according to applicable laws”...[and that they] are in “areas under the control and responsibility of Israel,...

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7 April 2011

Peace through business [Israel]

Author: Idan Ofer on ynet.news.com

Those who honestly discuss peace cannot remove from the equation the immense standard of living gap between the two economies. [In Israel], we have a flourishing economy that keeps growing and approaching Western levels. Only a few kilometers away we...

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1 January 2011

[PDF] Private sector actors & peacebuilding: A framework for analysis

Author: Intl. Council of Swedish Industry (NIR), Swedish Institute of Intl. Affairs (UI)

The role of private sector actors in peace processes is a growing field of research...it is clear that private sector actors may play important roles when it comes to fostering peace and development in conflictaffected countries...The development from...

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19 May 2010

Israel fines firm for dealing with Guinean junta

Author: Aron Heller, Associated Press

Israel has fined an Israeli security consulting firm [Global CST] for negotiating a deal to provide arms and military training to Guinea's military junta without the state's prior approval, a Defense Ministry spokesman said Tuesday...He would not...

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10 May 2010

Fair Trade Goods From Danger Zones: Is the Label Necessary?

Author: Leon Kaye, Triplepundit

Fair Trade certification has been a path for moving goods from developing countries to wealthier consumers in the developed world…Now the next wave of Fair Trade products are from conflict zones. According to the World Bank, about one-third of the...

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25 December 2009

Alstom, Veolia in legal muddle

Author: Abbas Al Lawati, Gulf News

Two French transport giants Veolia and Alstom could face trial in France over their involvement in the Jerusalem Light Rail project…Campaigners against the two companies have won a major step in a legal battle in France...Alstom was unsuccessful in...

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