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22 April 2013

G4S feels the heat of international boycott campaign [Israel & Palestine]

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited G4S to respond. G4S referred us to a previous statement] G4S...reacted to a wave of protest by rehashing claims that it will eventually quit its Israeli contracts in the occupied West Bank. But in...

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20 April 2013

Israel & Palestine: G4S says it will quit key contracts by 2015 amid protests against its operations in West Bank

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20 April 2013
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Author: Rocío López, HispanTV

Dieciocho organizaciones no gubernamentales de Egipto, Jordania, El Líbano y Palestina han emitido un documento conjunto pidiendo el boicot de sus gobiernos a la empresa G4S. Las ONGs denuncian que dicha compañía provee al régimen de Israel de...

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15 December 2010

Outcry in Denmark over firm's involvement in occupation

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada

The Danish-British security firm G4S has come under scrutiny after it was revealed last month that it supplies equipment and services to Israel for use at checkpoints and settlements in the occupied West Bank and at Israeli prisons...the Israel Prison...

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1 March 2009

Privatizing Security – Corporate Involvement in the Checkpoints [Israel & the Occupied Territories]

Author: Who Profits project, of the Coalition of Women for Peace in Israel

Our March newsletter focuses on companies involved in the Israeli military checkpoints in the occupied West Bank...checkpoints are spread throughout the...West Bank, and they have a direct and devastating effect on the daily lives of Palestinians....

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1 March 2008

Private Security Companies in the OPT [Occupied Palestinian Territories]: An International Humanitarian Law Perspective

Author: Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research

[T]his paper focuses on providing humanitarian practitioners with a clear understanding of the legal framework available for protecting civilians in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as the legal regime applicable to key players...

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4 September 2006

Company fires a pregnant worker and will pay 300,000 shequels

Author: Miri Jason, Ynet [Israel]

[Original article in Hebrew. Title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.]...

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14 May 2004

Amnesty Intl. report says EU arms exports are threatening global security

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14 May 2004

full report: "Undermining Global Security: the European Union's arms exports"

Author: Amnesty International

[refers to ADI Limited, Aerospatiale Matra (part of EADS), Arsenal, Beijing Heavy Duty Truck, Beretta, Boeing, Brenco International, Brocock, Carigroup, Celerg, Central African Airlines, Cenzin, Ceska Zbrojovka, Cuno Melcher (part of ME Sportwaffen),...

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