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

Author: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) & others, Published on: 1 October 2012

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 of European companies. The report also analyses European and national policies relevant to trade and other linkages with settlements. It presents a range of concrete and feasible measures to bring the actions of national governments and the EU in line with their words and to ensure that their policies do not directly or indirectly assist the settlements. [refers to: BAMA, Coop, Migos, Mehadrin, Arava Export Growers, Hadiklaim, Achdut, Adanim Tea, SodaStream, Keter Plastic, Barkan Mounts, Ofertex, Supergum, Tip Top Toys Star, Interstar, Twitoplast, Yardeni Locks, Hadiklaim, G4S, Alstom, Veolia, Heidelberg Cement, AssaAbloym, Deutsche Bahn, Unilever, Co-operative, Agrexco, Mehadrin, Arava, Adafresh. We invited Mekorot to respond to the concerns raised in relation to its impact on access to water for Palestinians. Mekorot said it implements the Israeli Government’s policy. We previously invited Ahava to respond to the concerns raised in relation to its operations (in another report) but it did not respond].

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Related companies: Agrexco Ahava Alstom Co-operative Group Deutsche Bahn G4S Hadiklaim HeidelbergCement Mekorot SodaStream Unilever Veolia (formerly Vivendi Environnement)