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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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Trading under siege: the dying export industry in the Gaza Strip

Corporate Watch researchers visited the Gaza Strip during November and December 2013 and carried out interviews with farmers in Beit Hanoun, Al Zaytoun, Khuza’a, Al Maghazi and Rafah, as well as with representatives from Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC),… Continue Reading

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An insider’s account of the Sainsbury’s AGM

Corporate Watch were inside the Sainsbury’s AGM yesterday. Here’s an account of what happened: Campaigners protesting outside the Sainsbury’s AGM at the QE2 conference centre in Westminster yesterday called for the company to cease working with companies profiting from Israel’s… 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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Workers paid below the minimum wage in the Israeli settlement of Na’ama

During January 2013, Corporate Watch conducted interviews with Palestinians who work in the illegal Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley. Part one and two of our findings can be read here and here. Ayman works in the illegal Israeli settlement… Continue Reading

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Poverty wages and child labour in the settlement of Beit Ha’Arava: Conditions for settlement workers in the Jordan Valley – Part two

During January and February 2013 Corporate Watch conducted interviews with Palestinians who work in the illegal Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley. Part one of our findings can be viewed here. We met Fares*, Younes* and Jammal* near the Northern… 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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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

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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