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Company non-response
16 April 2018

HeidelbergCement did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HeidelbergCement to respond to concerns about its operations in Western Sahara, it did not respond.

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16 April 2018

NGO: HeidelberCement's operations in Western Sahara may be linked to IHL violations

In March 2018, Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) addressed a letter to HeidelbergCement CEO, Bernd Scheifele, expressing concerns regarding the company's operations in Western Sahara. WSRW claims that El Aaiún cement factory, owned by...

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8 April 2018

Palestinian football clubs urge adidas to cut ties with the Israel Football Association over illegal settlement teams

A letter signed by 130 Palestinian football clubs urged adidas to end its sponsorship agreement due to the Israel Football Association's (IFA) complicity in violations of international law. According to the letter, “[t]he IFA sponsors football matches...

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Company response
31 March 2018

adidas responded to human rights concerns regarding its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association

Author: adidas

Fundamentally, adidas acts in a politically neutral way. We equip teams with sportswear, athletic footwear and equipment for one goal: to promote sports and to be associated with sports. adidas holds outfitting contracts with several national teams in...

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Story
26 March 2018

Indian rail company involvement in Jerusalem Light Rail project allegedly violates international law

Texmaco has reportedly signed an agreement with Israeli company Lesico to expand the Green Line of the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR). The JLR allegedly runs through illegal settlements in or surrounding East Jerusalem. Reports claim that by connecting...

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Company non-response
26 March 2018

Texmaco did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Texmaco to respond to concerns regarding its involvement in the Jerusalem Light Rail. Texmaco did not respond.

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Story
13 March 2018

Palestine / Japan: Honda cancels event in Israeli settlement: includes company response to NGO

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Story
5 March 2018

Dutch supplier of Israeli military dogs accused of human rights abuse

Four Winds K9, a Dutch company supplying the Israeli military with trained dogs, has been accused of human rights abuse in the occupied Palestinian territories. In an attack caught on video, Israeli soldiers unleashed two dogs on Hamzeh Abu Hashem, a...

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Company non-response
5 March 2018

Four Winds K9 did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Four Winds K9 to respond to allegations of abuse in the occupied Palestinian territories, it  did not respond. 

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Article
26 February 2018

Honda cancels racing event scheduled to take place in occupied West Bank settlement

Author: Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada

"Honda event in Israel with Joe Roberts is canceled", 22 February 2018...

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