Norway pension fund KLP divests from 16 firms complicit in Israeli settlements.
UN database of settlement companies
UN human rights workers denied visas after publishing a database of businesses operating in settlements.
New research by Palestine Solidarity Campaign reveals widespread complicity.
Several major international firms have already pulled out of project.
Companies on notice that “to do business with illegal settlements is to aid in the commission of war crimes.”
Violating resolution, human rights chief keeps settlement database buried.
It is the “very least that government institutions should enact to cut their complicity with Israel’s regime of apartheid.”
Human rights groups warn UN against further delay in publishing settlement business database.
Palestinians warn Japanese motor giant it could face boycott calls for role in Israeli government-backed Moto GP event in occupied West Bank.
Human rights defenders say database of firms must be published despite political pressure.
Timid response to killing of Ibrahim Abu Thurayya another worrying sign of pro-Israel bias.
Firms leave Israel as UN gathers data on settlement profiteers.