Why Bethlehem industrial zone is struggling to find investors

The Bethlehem Multidisciplinary Industrial Park (BMIP) is an industrial zone located near the Palestinian village of Hindaza in Southern Bethlehem. A joint project between the Palestinian Authority (through the Palestinian Industrial Estates and Free Zones Authority PIEFZA) and the French… Continue Reading


John Deere and the exploitation of occupied land

John Deere (Deere and Company), the American manufacturer of agricultural machinery and irrigation equipment is partnering with Israeli companies which advertise John Deere equipment in a West Bank settlement in the occupied Jordan Valley. A sign on a packing house… Continue Reading


UK charity admits collecting money for project in illegal Israeli settlement

Stewardship Services, a UK registered charity has admitted collecting funds for a project in the illegal Israeli settlement of Kochav Yaakov. Stewardship has collected the funds on behalf of another charity, Christian Friends of Israeli Communities (CFOIC). These funds, according… Continue Reading


Ford vehicles adapted and used for internal repression by Israel

On 11 January 2013 Corporate Watch witnessed Ford vehicles, fitted with Good Year tyres, being used to repress demonstrations in the occupied West Bank. As Who Profits? has previously reported Ford vehicles are used by the Israeli Occupation Forces’s (IOF)… Continue Reading


Open letter to Stewardship Services: Don’t facilitate funding for project in illegal Israeli settlement

Corporate Watch has sent the following letter to UK charity Stewardship Services to encourage it to end its support for Christian Friends of Israeli Communities, a charity which operates extensively in settlements in the West Bank. We need you to… Continue Reading


Southern Water’s business partner complicit in South Hebron Hills Violence

Israeli water compay Arad, which has a £7.1 million contract to supply water meters to Southern Water, and is trying to expand further into the UK market, supplies water meters to Ma’on, one of the most violent settlements in the… Continue Reading