The Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (PTUC-BDS), a key member of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), salutes the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) London Transport Regional Council for initiating a campaign “for Alstom to be excluded from working on projects, including London Underground and all Alstom work and administration to be brought back in house” over the role the company plays in building and operating the illegal Jerusalem Light Rail, which links illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territory with Isr
The current issue of muckraking journal Private Eye reports that Heathrow Airport will have shiny new equipment for screening passengers installed with the help of several Israeli firms as part of preparations for next year’s Olympic Games. The sporting event affords an opportunity to run a “live test” on the Total Airport Security System (TASS), a 14.5 million euro ($21 million) project mainly financed by the European Union.
As it happens, details of the project were announced almost exactly a year ago.
The central London flagship store of Ahava, an Israeli cosmetics company whose products come from stolen Palestinian natural resourcesin the occupied West Bank, and are produced in the illegal settlement of Mitzpe Shalem, has been forced to move following a sustained cam
Occupied Palestine, 30 November 2010 - ‘May this tribunal prevent the crime of silence’, pleaded intellectual Bertrand Russell at the first meeting of the citizens’ War Crimes Tribunal that investigated US war crimes during its war on Vietnam.