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.
The Tedicorin copper smelter located in a South Indian city of 320,000 and owned by Vedanta Resources, has faced criticism for more than two decades for causing increased cancer rates in surrounding villages. Nisha Valderas, a resident, describes the situation: … Continue reading →
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 →