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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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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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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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Sainsburys stocking products supplied by exporter from Israeli settlements

On February 9th 2013 a coalition of civil society groups has called for an international day of action against Israeli agricultural companies in line with the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israeli militarism, apartheid and colonisation.… Continue Reading

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EDOM: Still sourcing products from Tomer settlement

On February 9th 2013 a coalition of civil society groups has called for an international day of action against Israeli agricultural companies in line with the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israeli militarism, apartheid and colonisation.… Continue Reading

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Dear corporation: Corporate Watch and the Soil Association

by Tom Anderson – Taken from Corporate Watch’s latest magazine ‘The rules of engagement‘ In 2008 Corporate Watch decided to begin writing to companies with accusations levelled at them by grassroots campaigners, sometimes entering into lengthy discussions with them. Many… Continue Reading

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Why the only way to trade ethically is to divest from Israel – an update on EDOM and Valley Grown Salads

After Corporate Watch sent an open letter to Valley Grown Salads (VGS), which has a 20% share in the Israeli company EDOM UK, we were immediately contacted by Jimmy Russo – the company’s director who is also the chairman of… Continue Reading

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Further information about EDOM UK: signs of more mislabelling

After finding a packinghouse bearing  Edom UK signage  inside the settlement of Tomer in the Jordan Valley a few weeks ago, we decided to look more closely into this joint Israeli and British company and their exports. As mentioned in… Continue Reading