How do Public Services survive under occupation? A view from Palestine in the times of Covid-19

MONDAY, 22 March 2021 4PM GMT/ 5PM CET/ 6PM Palestine Moderation: Rhona McCord – European Trade Union Network for Justice in Palestine Speakers: Michael Lynk – UN Special Rapporteur on situation of human rights in OPT Dr. Salama Abu Zaiter… Continue Reading →

Cross-Regional Letter to European Commission on the EU Human Rights Due Diligence Legislation

In May 2020, European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders announced that the European Commission will embark on proposing legislation on mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence in 2021, a necessary step for corporate governance and accountability. In light of… Continue Reading →

European trade unions call on companies listed in the UN database to disengage from economic activities in illegal Israeli settlements

At the end of January, a coalition of 34 European trade unions sent letters to 112 companies listed in the UN database for their complicity and/or involvement with illegal Israeli settlements. On 12 February 2020 the UN Office of the… Continue Reading →

Solidarity with Yamit Sinon workers in illegal Israeli settlements

75 Palestinian workers at the Yamit Sinon filtration factory started an open ended strike on 31 December last year, following months of refusal by the employer to negotiate seriously with the workers. Negotiations over low wages, pensions and the right… Continue Reading →

The Basque company CAF complicit in Israel’s apartheid railway

The Basque railway manufacturer CAF, together with the Israeli construction company Shapir, have been selected to build a new tram line in East Jerusalem. CAF will supply new tram units and refurbish existing ones on other lines. In addition, it… Continue Reading →

Solidarity With Palestinian Workers: Facts From The Ground – video

Palestine is one of the worst places in the world to be a worker. The military occupation and de facto annexation of the West Bank and blockade of Gaza massively undermine workers’ rights and the Palestinian economy. On November 26th,… Continue Reading →

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