The cover of a report prepared by French and Palestinian unions and human rights organizations disclosing the French companies, particularly Alstom, that built and are continuing to expand the Jerusalem light railroad which encroaches on parts of occupied East Jerusalem. The title reads: Jerusalem Light Rail: The French Businesses Contributing to Israel's Colonization.

UN Releases List of Firms Profiting from Israel’s West Bank Occupation

The United Nations published on Wednesday, February 12, a much-delayed and contentious report listing 112 companies doing business with Israeli projects in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). The UN Human Rights Council (OHCHR) earned praise from Israeli human rights groups and Hadash (The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality – Communist Party of Israel) for releasing…

UN Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller

UN Calls for International Support for Occupied Palestinian Territories

Following a six-day visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt), the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, called on the international community to ensure continued commitment and consistent and sustained funding to help alleviate the challenges faced by Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, including…