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 How Israel Privatized Its Occupation of Palestine

How Israel Privatized Its Occupation of Palestine It has enriched the security industry and allowed the country to evade accountability for human-rights violations. By Antony Loewenstein and Matt Kennard Today 9:30 am Palestinians waiting to cross through Qalandia checkpoint, July … Continue reading

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G4S close to Israeli business sale

G4S close to Israeli business sale G4S has more than 611,000 employees in more than 125 countries Credit: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye Rhiannon Bury 16 August 2016 • 4:31pm Security company G4S is close to offloading its Israeli business in a $100m … Continue reading

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How One of the BDS Movement’s Alleged ‘Victories’ Became One of Its Worst Defeats

The Scroll How One of the BDS Movement’s Alleged ‘Victories’ Became One of Its Worst Defeats Anti-BDS laws forced security contractor G4S to publicly repudiate the Israel boycott movement and commit to working with the Jewish state for years to … Continue reading

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Kuwait’s government pension divests from G4S following BDS pressure

Kuwait’s government pension divests from G4S following BDS pressure June 27, 2016 Graphic: Boycott Israel Network   The Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS) in Kuwait has decided, as reported in the Kuwaiti media, to divest its funds from G4S, … Continue reading

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G4S reneges on promise to exit Israel

G4S reneges on promise to exit Israel 31 May 2016 – 4:45pm News G4S came under fire for the sixth year in a row at its 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at a Holiday Inn in Sutton last week. … Continue reading

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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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G4S to Sell Off Operations in Israel as BDS Claims Victory

  G4S to Sell Off Operations in Israel as BDS Claims Victory By Jack Moore On 3/10/16 at 1:11 PM A Palestinian runs after Israeli security forces fired tear gas during clashes against Israel’s military operation in Gaza, outside Ofer … 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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