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18 September 2018

British excavation giant JCB warned about potential violations of international law in the occupied Palestinian territories

In August 2018, Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) raised human rights concerns with JCB regarding its involvement in the imminent demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank. JCB’s products have reportedly...

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18 September 2018

JCB did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited JCB to respond to allegations relating to its involvement in the imminent demolition of Khan al-Ahmar. JCB did not respond 

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17 September 2018

Spain reverses its decision to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

In September 2018, Spain halted the sale of 400 laser-guided missiles to Saudi Arabia amid concerns about their use in the conflict in Yemen. According to the UN, the war has left more than 10,000 people and left 8.4 million on the brink of famine. The...

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7 August 2018
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Author: Amnesty International France

« Le business des colonies israéliennes », 30 juillet 2018...

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6 August 2018

Companies involved in Jerusalem light rail expansion accused of violating international law

In June 2018, a group of international, Palestinian, and French NGOs published a report accusing Alstom, Egis Group, and Systra of violating international law due to their involvement in expanding the Jerusalem light rail system. According to the...

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6 August 2018

Egis Group did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Egis Group to respond to allegations concerning violations of international law, due to its involvement in expanding the Jerusalem light rail system. Egis Group did not respond.

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6 August 2018

Systra did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Systra to respond to allegations concerning violations of international law, due to its involvement in expanding the Jerusalem light rail system. Systra did not respond.

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1 August 2018

Turkish construction company denies role in building US embassy in Jerusalem

Author: Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada

"Turkish firm refuses to build US embassy in Jerusalem", 27 July 2018...

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Company response
23 July 2018

Alstom responded

Author: Catherine Patillon-Kalfa, Alstom

... We refer to your email of 16 July 2018 and your invitation to respond to alleged violations of international law in the occupied Palestinian territories in relation to Alstom’s participation in the construction of the Jerusalem light-rail system....

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2 July 2018

Europcar reportedly shuts down Israeli branches in West Bank settlements

Author: Middle East Monitor

"Europcar divests from the Israeli occupation", 2 July 2018...

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