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NGO rejoinder
24 October 2017

Rejoinder via The Electronic Intifada

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada

HeidelbergCement has responded to my recent article on The Electronic Intifada about its illegal plunder of Palestinian resources…in the occupied West Bank. The German company’s response came at the invitation of the London-based Business and Human...

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NGO rejoinder
24 October 2017

Rejoinder: Al-Haq responds to HeidelbergCement regarding allegations of IHL violations

Author: Al-Haq

...Al-Haq commends HeidelbergCement’s engagement in responding to the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre as an important step in creating a dialogue for awareness of corporate involvement in human rights violations. However, Al-Haq notes that...

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Article
13 October 2017

Danish pension fund divests from four companies over complicity in the Israeli occupation

Author: Sarah Scheer Pedersen, Danwatch (Denmark)

“Pension Fund blacklists four companies after Danwatch investigation”, 10 October 2017...

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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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Story
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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Article
14 September 2017

German firm whitewashes its plunder of Palestinian resources

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada

HeidelbergCement is trying to present its theft of Palestinian natural resources under the cover of Israeli military occupation as a force for good. For a decade, the German company has operated without permission of the Palestinians a quarry on land...

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Article
18 June 2015
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Author: pax christi

...Dr. Manfred Budzinski, der Sprecher der Nahost-Kommission von pax christi, verlangt erneut von HeidelbergCement die Achtung und Umsetzung internationalen Rechts wie auch der OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen von 2011 – auch um weiteren...

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Article
1 January 2012

Israeli High Court of Justice legalizes the exploitation of natural resources in the OPT

Author: Who Profits

...the Israeli High Court of Justice validated once again the structural economic exploitation in the occupied Palestinian territories. On...December 26 the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition filed by...Yesh Din, which challenged the...

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Story
28 December 2011

Israel's High Court rejects petition against operation of 10 privately owned stone quarries in occupied West Bank - petitioners alleged quarries violate intl. humanitarian law

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Article
17 June 2011

Multinational companies mining occupied Palestinian land

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada

HeidelbergCement and Cemex, two building materials industries from Germany and Mexico, respectively, are involved in the operation of quarries in the occupied West Bank...International law prohibits Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the...

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