Tag Archives: Caterpillar


Freedom and justice For Gaza: Boycott action against 7 complicit companies

Ideas for action against 7 companies that must be held accountable for their role in Israel’s ongoing massacre in Gaza

How Israel uses Caterpillar machinery to carry out extrajudicial executions

A new report by Who Profits details how equipment supplied by Caterpillar, Volvo, Hidromek, Hitachi, Hyundai and JCB is used to demolish Palestinian homes

Palestinian civil society salutes Presbyterians on divestment resolution

The Presbyterian Church (USA) general assembly has voted to divest its holdings from three US corporations on the basis of their well-documented record of complicity in the oppression and denial of human rights of Palestinians.

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Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem calls for boycott in response to Beit Safafa highway

The Israeli Supreme Court has sanctioned completion of the illegal section of the “Begin Highway” that cuts through the Palestinian community of Beit Safafa in occupied East Jerusalem and connects illegal Israeli settlements


“Boycott businesses that profit from Israeli settlements” – UN Special Rapporteur

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Richard Falk, today called on the UN General Assembly and civil society to take action against Israeli and international businesses that are profiting from Israeli settlements

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VIDEO: Activists in Gaza say — Remember Rachel Corrie by supporting BDS

Palestinians in Gaza support the Corrie family on the eve of the verdict in their lawsuit against Israel over its 2003 killing of their daughter Rachel, as well as divestment from Caterpillar and the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

Palestinian civil society welcomes Presbyterian Church (USA) Israel boycott resolution

The BNC warmly welcomes the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s resolute vote to boycott all products from Israeli colonial settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory and to call on all nations to “prohibit the import of products made by enterprises in Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.”

Divest in Israel: Presbyterians should support Palestinian aspirations

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) has gathered this week in Pittsburgh, I write in support of those Presbyterians who would like their church to divest from companies profit directly from Israel’s illegal occupation

BDS Movement Claims Victory, Looks Towards Pittsburgh

Listen to internet radio with IMEU on Blog Talk Radio Last week it was revealed that pension fund giant TIAA-CREF had dropped more than $72m in Caterpillar shares from its Social Choices Fund. The move was based on Caterpillar’s downgrading … Continue reading 


Israel cited in Caterpillar’s delisting from influential investment index

The sale of Caterpillar tractors to Israel was a factor in the delisting of the company from an influential index that prioritizes good governance and human rights


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