The Israeli settlement policy in the occupied areas in the West Bank is frequently medially in the focus of the interest and often produces indignation around the world and the international community refuses the settlements as contrary to international law. In the new Human Rights Watch report, the organization shows in which way the global operating companies and financial institutions not only profit from violations of human rights in the occupied areas, but also contribute to the maintenance and development of the settlements.
Just a few days after Deniz Yücel’s surprise release, it appears that Turkey is expecting something in return. At the Munich Security Conference, Prime Minister Yildrim told dpa that it had requested German participation in the planned construction of the … Continue reading →
The latest Greenpeace report published January 2018 exposes Samsung Electronics’ overreliance on fossil fuels. Reports show that Samsung used more than 16,000GW/h of energy in 2016 alone, of which only 1% was sourced from renewables.((https://www.greenpeace.de/sites/www.greenpeace.de/files/publications/20171017-factsheet-greenpeace-green-it-guide.pdf)) This lags far behind other … Continue reading →