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13 February 2020

UN publishes list of 112 companies operating in Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

In February 2020, the UN published a list of companies with business ties to Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs). The list's publication comes after years of delay following a UN Human Rights Council mandate for the...

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27 November 2019
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Author: 人权与商业奖基金会

“2019年人权与商业奖今日揭晓”, 2019年11月26日...

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26 October 2017

130 Israeli companies, 60 int'l corporations on UN 'blacklist'

Author: Itamar Eichner, Ynetnews (Israel)

...30 Israeli companies and 60 international corporations operating in Israel received warning letters from United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...cautioning them of their impending inclusion in a "blacklist" of companies active beyond the...

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7 November 2016

Israel/OPT: Israeli water company Mekorot blamed for severe water shortages in the West Bank

Author: Eloise Bollack, Aljazeera

Palestinian villages 'get two hours of water a week', 24 October 2016...

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14 June 2016

Israel's national water company cuts off water supply to West Bank during Muslim holy month

Author: Peter Yeung, Independent (UK)

Israel has cut off the water supply to large areas of the West Bank, Palestinian authorities have claimed. Tens of thousands of Palestinians have reportedly been left without access to safe drinking water during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a...

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31 March 2016

UN creates database of companies operating in Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank & East Jerusalem

In March 2016, the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 31/36 which aims to produce a database flagging companies doing business in Israeli settlements, in a bid to highlight corporate complicity in the Israeli occupation. The database was due to...

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15 July 2014
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Author: Gustavo Veiga, Pagina12 (Argentina)

Una porción mayoritaria de la comunidad internacional acaba de proponerse una meta ambiciosa y compleja: intentar que las empresas transnacionales respeten los derechos humanos aplicándoles un marco regulatorio a escala mundial. Veinte países, entre...

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30 June 2014
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Author: Redacción central, La Prensa (Bolivia)

La resolución obliga a las transnacionales respetar las normas internacionales en materia de derechos humanos. El Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas aprobó la creación de un grupo intergubernamental para elaborar un tratado de carácter...

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23 June 2014
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Author: ats (Agence Télégraphique Suisse)

Huit entreprises multinationales ont été lundi à Genève sur le banc des accusés pour violations de droits humains. Divers témoignages ont été entendus lors d'une session du Tribunal permanent des peuples…Diverses ONG ont lancé une semaine de...

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11 June 2014

UN Treaty Urgently Needed For Human Rights Defenders, Says New Report

Author: Lara Adejoro, Daily Times (Nigeria)

Defenders of the environment often face terrible consequences for their actions, suffering rights violations and violence, according to a new report by Friends of the Earth International to be released on June 26, during the 26th Session of the United...

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