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


“Are you Palestinian? Are you a little bit Palestinian? They yelled at me”: Experiencing detention in Israel

Palestinians have called for international action on April 17th 2013 in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. Corporate Watch has been investigating the companies involved in the Israeli prison system and this article is part of a series… Continue Reading


G4S providing security services in Gilo settlement

The multinational company G4S is providing security services in the settlement of Gilo. On the 4th February 2013 Corporate Watch researchers photographed a G4S sign on a building on the road leading to the Gilo military checkpoint. Gilo is an… Continue Reading


Orange: Still making the future bright for Israel’s illegal settlements

Orange has an authorised shop or kiosk, via its franchise, Partner Communications, in many of the larger settlements in both the West Bank and the occupied Golan and advertises very heavily in them. Orange mobile phone masts (operated by Partner… Continue Reading


Avis: Driving the occupation

Avis cars are available to rent in the illegal Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit. On 5th February 2013 Corporate Watch researchers photographed an Avis car rental centre, obtained Avis publicity material published by www.avis.co.il in Bney Brak and were told… Continue Reading


G4S providing services to settlements in East Jerusalem

On 26th January 2013 Corporate Watch took photos of G4S signs in the East Jerusalem settlement of Ramat Eshkol and Ramot Allon. On 31st January Corporate Watch observed Rapiscan machines at both entrances to the Western Wall compound in East… Continue Reading


G4S expands business in Israel: Prisons, high street stores and migrant detention

The logo and uniform of British/Danish company G4s is becoming ubiquitous on the Israeli high street. G4S is the largest security company in the world and the largest employer on the London Stock Exchange, operating in 125 countries worldwide.[1] It… Continue Reading


JCB and Volvo machines used in demolitions in Al Maleh and Al Mayta – 17/1/13

On 17th January 20134 Israeli occupation forces (IOF) carried out demolitions of 55 buildings in the communities of Al Maleh and Al Mayta in the Jordan Valley. The demolitions were part of the ongoing campaign of ethnic cleansing by the… Continue Reading


Lee Cooper have moved out of Ma’ale Adumim

British company Lee Cooper no longer has a branch of its franchise in the shopping mall in the settlement of Ma’ale Adumim. Corporate Watch visited Ma’ale Adumim on Wednesday 8th January 2013 and can confirm that the shop is no… Continue Reading