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Apartheid in the fields: From occupied Palestine to UK Supermarkets

Click here to download Apartheid in the fields: From occupied Palestine to UK supermarkets or Click here to buy a copy or Read online Israeli agricultural export companies are profiting from the Israeli colonisation of Palestinian land. In 2005 a… Continue Reading

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Open letter to Sainsbury’s shareholders

The Sainsbury’s Annual General Meeting is being held in London tomorrow. This is Corporate Watch’s message to the shareholders attending the AGM. Corporate Watch urges you to pressure the Sainsbury’s management to listen to the call from Palestinians living under… Continue Reading

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‘We want to work without being treated as slaves’

During January 2013, Corporate Watch conducted interviews with Palestinians who work in the illegal Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley. Part one to three of our findings can be read here, here and here. We met 44 year old Rashid*… Continue Reading

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Will the flowers of Gaza break Israel’s siege this Valentine’s Day?

Flowers from Gaza being prepared for export Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and for supermarkets and florists that means a massive increase in the sale of flowers. But where are the bouquets they are flogging to romantic couples grown?… Continue Reading

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Cargoflora Ltd: Distributor for Agrexco, goes into administration

Corporate Watch has received documents showing that Cargoflora Ltd has gone into administration. The documents state that “Their company is no longer operating and their affairs are being handled by an administrator”. The company is also listed as “in liquidation”… Continue Reading

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Cherriessa: From occupied land to Europe’s markets

During a recent visit to the Jordan Valley, Corporate  Watch found evidence of a company operating from there that we previously haven’t come across.  Cherriessa, trading under the slogan  ‘From Farm to Market’ is a family owned business which claims… Continue Reading

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Photo blog: ‘Organic’ Carmel Agrexco crops grown in the settlement of Kalia

Corporate Watch visited the fields of the illegal settlement of Kalia, a settlement kibbutz on the coast of the Dead Sea, on the 26th January 2013. Carmel-Agrexco was Israel’s main agricultural export company, exporting 70% of all fresh produce from… Continue Reading

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BDS Victory: EDOM’s Chairman promises to resign and divest shares

Jimmy Russo, the Company Chairman of EDOM, has told Corporate Watch that he plans to “resign” from his chairmanship and “actively seek to sell” his 20% shareholding in the Israeli company. His announcement was in reply to questions about new… Continue Reading

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“Everything changes apart from the money”: Conditions for settlement workers in the Jordan Valley – January 2013 (Part One)

On February 9th a coalition of civil society groups have called for an international day of action against Israeli agricultural companies in line with the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israeli militarism, apartheid and colonisation. Corporate Watch… Continue Reading

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A new BDS target in the Jordan Valley: Hishtil

On February 9th a coalition of civil society groups has called for an international day of action against Israeli agricultural companies in line with the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israeli militarism, apartheid and colonisation. Corporate Watch researchers… Continue Reading