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31 December 2018

Banking giant HSBC divests from Israeli arms manufacturer following pressure from human rights campaigners

Author: War on Want

Human rights campaigners have declared a victory as global banking giant HSBC confirmed that it has divested completely from Israeli weapons manufacturer Elbit Systems after a year of campaign pressure. Elbit Systems is one of Israel’s largest arms...

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19 December 2018

HRW: US Congress should reject legislation that would punish companies for ceasing business ties with illegal Israeli settlements

Author: Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch

"Don’t Punish US Companies That Help End Abuses in the West Bank", 18 December 2018...

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4 December 2018
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Author: Amnesty International (France)

« Israël. La licence de NSO Group doit être annulée à la suite de la vente d’un logiciel de surveillance controversé », 28 novembre 2018...

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4 December 2018
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Author: AFP et France 24

« Cisjordanie : Airbnb se retire des colonies, colère d'Israël », 20 novembre 2018...

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3 December 2018

NGOs call on UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to publish database of businesses with activities related to Israeli settlements in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Author: Al-Haq

"100 Palestinian, Regional and International Organisations Call on High Commissioner for Human Rights to Publish the UN Database on Business Enterprises with Activities Related to Israeli Settlements in the OPT ", 27 Nov 2018...

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3 December 2018
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Author: AFP et France 24

« Lafarge en Syrie : des femmes yazidies se portent parties civiles », 30 novembre 2018...

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21 November 2018

Airbnb to remove listings in illegal Israeli settlements, HRW calls on other tourism companies to follow suit

In November 2018, Airbnb announced that property listings in Israeli settlements would be removed from its website. The decision came a day before Human Rights  Watch (HRW) published a report claiming that travel sites like Airbnb and Booking.com help...

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19 November 2018

Quakers divest from companies profiting from Israeli occupation

Author: Mustafa Abu Sneineh, Middle East Eye (UK)

"Quakers first UK church to boycott companies profiting from Israeli occupation", 19 November 2018...

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15 November 2018
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Author: Who Profits Research Center, dans Open Global Rights

« Les infrastructures de télécommunications en Palestine sont devenues un outil de répression », 13 novembre 2018...

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15 November 2018

Lundin Petroleum’s executives could be held individually accountable in Sweden for corporate atrocity crimes in So. Sudan, say experts

Author: Miriam Ingeson, Uppsala University & Alexandra Lily Kather, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, on EJIL: Talk!

"The Road Less Traveled: How Corporate Directors Could be Held Individually Liable in Sweden for Corporate Atrocity Crimes Abroad", 13 Nov 2018...

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