Results for: Jerusalem Light Rail

Update

Rights advocates in Basque Country have launched a campaign calling on the Basque company CAF to withdraw from Israel's project to expand the Jerusalem light rail serving Israel’s illegal settlements

Open Letter

70 Basque groups tell CAF Israel's settlement rail project is contrary to international law and a new attack on the rights of the Palestinian people

Open Letter

Grupos de derechos humanos en Euskal Herria han lanzado una campaña pidiendo a la empresa vasca CAF que se retire del proyecto para expandir el tranvía de Jerusalén en los asentamientos ilegales israelíes

Open Letter

70 Grupos de Euskal Herria dicen a CAF que el proyecto del tranvía de Israel es contrario al derecho internacional y un nuevo ataque a los derechos del pueblo palestino

In the News

Major international companies and consortia continue to withdraw from bidding to build Israel’s illegal settlement railway on stolen Palestinian land, as pressure over complicity in Israel’s rights violations grows.

In the News

Following an intense advocacy campaign, Alstom, a French transport company, withdrew from a planned East Jerusalem light rail construction project, a tool of the Israeli settlement and annexation policy in the city.

Update

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) welcomes the cancellation of a $500 million missile deal between India and Israel as a “major blow” to Israel’s military industry.

BNC Statement

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its worldwide partners are celebrating the withdrawal of the huge French corporation Veolia from the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), an illegal rail system built to facilitate the growth and expansion of Israeli colonial settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.

In the News

Human rights campaigners are celebrating after the West London Waste Authority ('WLWA') excluded French multinational Veolia from a £485 million contract covering 1.4 million inhabitants of  the London boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond-upon-Thames, for treatment of residual domestic waste.

The reasons behind the decision by the WLWA to exclude Veolia are commercially confidential but the impact of human rights campaigners should not be under-estimated.

Over the last six months campaigners lobbied Councillors and Council officials to exclude Veolia from the

December 23, 2011