Dexia Group Sells Its Shares in Dexia Israel

On 18 March 2018, Dexia announced the sale of its 58.9% stake in Dexia Israel Bank. According to Dexia, the sale completes the mandatory divestment process of the Group’s commercial franchises, as part of the recovery plan undertaken by the Group following a financial crisis in 2011.[1]

Paving the Way: The Role of Israeli Banks in Road Construction in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Road infrastructure projects, like all Israeli construction projects in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), rely heavily on the financial support of the Israeli Banks.

Roads and Infrastructure: Nabi Elyas Bypass Road (Highway 55)

In a cabinet meeting in October 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu presented the paving of bypass roads in the occupied West Bank, including the Nabi Elyas bypass road, as part of his government’s “counter-terrorist” program, alongside measures such as holding bodies of Palestinians hostage, increasing police, military and private security forces in East Jerusalem, and promoting an amendment that would allow Israel to imprison Palestinian minors under the age of 14 for “security” offenses.

What We Know About HP So Far

The Hewlett Packard Company (HP) has become notorious for its direct involvement in the Israeli occupation, providing the Israeli regime with technologies of surveillance and control used in the occupied Palestinian territory. In 2015, the company underwent major restructuring, involving a split and subsequent mergers and spinoffs, making it difficult for global civil society to determine the current state of its complicity.

Its official: G4S Israel was sold to the Israeli private equity fund FIMI

The Israeli equity fund FIMI signed an agreement of NIS 400 million with the British company G4S to purchase 100% of the shares of G4S Israel in December 2016. 

G4S Israel is the largest security company in Israel with over 7000 workers and yearly revenues of some NIS 800 million.

FIMI is the largest investment fund in Israel and its investments portfolio includes Unitronics, Magal Security, Tahal, Hadera Paper, Mer Group and Gilat Satellite Networks.

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering and the Israeli occupation

Construction of Roads: Connecting Israeli settlements to cities within the Green Line

فطرٌ خالٍ من الاحتلال: نموذجٌ للمقاومة الاقتصاديّة

في هذا التحديث، يبحث مشروع "من يربح من الاحتلال" مبادرة زراعة الفطر الفلسطينيّة، وينظر من خلالها إلى واقع السوق الفلسطينيّ باعتباره سوقًا أسيرًا، وهي حالة يرسّخها الملحق الاقتصاديّ لاتفاقيّة أوسلو- بروتوكول باريس. تستعرض هذه الدراسة نموذجًا للمقاومة الاقتصاديّة، بينما تكشف أساليب التضييق الشرسة ضدّ الاقتصاد الفلسطينيّ، من مراكمة العقبات في مسار ترخيص المُنتجات، والتفتيش الأمنيّ، الضرائب والرسوم الباهظة والمكثّفة التي تُفرض على كل عمليّة تصدير للمواد الخام، وغيرها صعوبات كثيرة أخرى.


Keter Plastic Ends its Activity in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Keter Plastic is a privately owned Israeli company, which manufactures and markets plastic furniture, household and garden products. Keter operates a factory in the settlement's industrial zone of Barkan in the West Bank.

During 2014, in response to queries by several European NGOs, the company claimed that Keter "does not own any facility or operation in what the UN defines as the occupied territories".

The Israeli Exploitation of Palestinian Natural Resources | Part IV: Ahava

Abuse of Natural Resources in the Dead Sea Area