Category Archives: Israel

Israel’s privatisation of a ‘shoot-to-kill policy’ against Palestinians

Israel’s privatisation of a ‘shoot-to-kill policy’ against Palestinians #Occupation Private security guards shot dead two Palestinians at Qalandiya crossing. But due to their contractor status, no one has been held accountable Israeli troops patrol the separation wall at Qalandiya, but … Continue reading

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Meet the private contractors manning Israel’s checkpoints

Meet the private contractors manning Israel’s checkpoints Allison Deger on May 5, 2016 A member of the Israeli security forces gestures towards Palestinian men while they wait to cross Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, … Continue reading

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Luxe Florida Country Clubs Lash Out at Security Firm That Quit Israel

Luxe Florida Country Clubs Lash Out at Security Firm That Quit Israel Rachel Delia Benaim (Haaretz)April 27, 2016Amos Biderman (Haaretz) South Florida retirees are turning their local country clubs into an unlikely battlefield in the fight over Israel. Following global … Continue reading

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UNICEF Ends G4S Contract in Jordan

UNICEF Ends G4S Contract in Jordan (VIDEO) Friday March 04, 2016 17:16 by IMEMC News & Agencies The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Jordan has ended its contract with G4S following a campaign by BDS activists in the country … Continue reading

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IDF is Outsourcing Some of its Kashrus Responsibilities

IDF is Outsourcing Some of its Kashrus Responsibilities (Monday, March 7th, 2016 11:30 AM) l As a result of major budgetary cuts, the IDF is going to outsource kashrus responsibilities for some bases to an outside contractor, Haaretz reports. These … Continue reading

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You Will Find This Iraq War Story Very Hard to Stomach

You Will Find This Iraq War Story Very Hard to Stomach A few words about the burn pits.​ Getty Brent Lewis By Charles P. Pierce Feb 19, 2016 If you read no other interview, read the one in Salon with … Continue reading

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Labour removes Israel link to G4S boycott

EXCLUSIVE: Labour removes Israel link to G4S boycott January 27, 2016 LABOUR’S GOVERNING body is to strike any reference to Israel from the minutes of a controversial debate to boycott G4S, writes Justin Cohen. With only around half of its … Continue reading

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Jordanians protest UN agencies’ G4S security contracts, firm serving Israel prisons

Jordanians protest UN agencies’ G4S security contracts, firm serving Israel prisons Published November 30th, 2015 – 06:38 GMT via SyndiGate.info The Stop G4S campaign at a 2013 protest in London. (Facebook)   Jordanians gathered outside UNDP’s premises in Amman on … Continue reading

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G4S awaits ‘clarification’ on Labour Party boycott over Israel contracts

G4S awaits ‘clarification’ on Labour Party boycott over Israel contracts Published time: 25 Nov, 2015 14:20 Get short URL © Andrew Winning / Reuters Notorious private security giant G4S has yet to receive “formal clarification” on what a boycott by … Continue reading

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Labour’s G4S boycott could be final straw for the Jewish community

OPINION – Wes Streeting: Labour’s G4S boycott could be final straw for the Jewish community November 30, 2015 by Wes Streeting, Labour MP for Ilford North On 17th November, the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party voted to boycott … Continue reading

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