Mekorot

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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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Company response
12 December 2012

Response by Mekorot: "Trading away peace: How Europe helps sustain illegal Israeli settlements".

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Article
1 January 2013

[PDF] Water For One People Only: Discriminatory Access and ‘Water-Apartheid’ in the OPT

Author: Al-Haq

[We invited Mekorot to respond to the concerns raised in this report. It replied that it implements Israeli Govt. policy and that we should therefore address our invitation to the Israeli Water Authority. The Water Authority's response is below]. ...

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Company response
29 May 2013

Response by Mekorot: Al-Haq report alleges water company Mekorot extracts water from Palestinian share "to supply copious amounts to Israeli settlements".

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Article
10 December 2013

[PDF] Businesses across the Middle East must put human rights above the bottom line - New report lifts the lid on the business practices of dozens of companies operating across the Middle East

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Arabic and French versions below] Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation. The new report, released today in Arabic, English and French by the...

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Article
8 January 2014

[PDF] Second-largest Dutch pension fund manager PGGM withdraws all investments from Israeli banks over settlement activities

Author: Al-Haq

Al-Haq welcomes the decision by PGGM, the second-largest pension fund manager in the Netherlands, to withdraw its investments from five Israeli banks involved in financing activities related to the settlements located in Occupied Palestinian Territory...

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Article
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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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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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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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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