Amnesty: Tourism Companies Driving Settlement Expansion Are Profiting from War Crimes

Online booking giants Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia and TripAdvisor are fueling human rights violations against Palestinians by listing hundreds of rooms and activities in Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land, including East Jerusalem, Amnesty International said yesterday (Tuesday). In a new report, “Destination: Occupation”, the organization documents how online booking companies are driving tourism to illegal…

GUE/NGL MEPs demonstrate against the occupation of the Palestinian territories at the European Parliament, last June.

GUE/NGL MEPs: EU Must Freeze Association Agreement with Israel

Members of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Palestine (DPAL) urged on Friday, September 22, the European Union to suspend association agreements with Israel due to the latter’s persistent violations of international law. The delegation included Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the Confederal Group of the European United Left / Nordic Green…

B’Tselem in Warning to Netanyahu: Demolishing Palestinian Villages in W. Bank Constitutes A War Crime

Israel’s Ministry of Defense has announced that preparations are underway to expel two Palestinian communities in the West Bank – an unlawful action that would constitute forcible transfer of protected persons in the Palestinian occupied territories. In response to the announcement, B’Tselem sent a grave letter to Israel’s prime minister, its defense minister, its military…