New Cambo owner on UN blacklist for doing business in the West Bank
Firm which owns the Cambo oil field is on a United Nations blacklist for doing business in Israeli-occupied West Bank settlements,
UN urges pension funds to divest from firms linked to Israeli settlements
The United Nations is urging local government pension schemes (LGPS) to divest from companies linked to Israel’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem - which are illegal under international law.
Lothian Pension Fund drops Israeli bank at centre of divestment campaign
Lothian Pension Fund no longer holds shares in an Israeli bank which finances illegal West Bank settlements.
Strathclyde Pension Fund accused of hidden investments by human rights group
A row has broken out after Strathclyde Pension Fund has been accused of a lack of transparency over its investments in “problematic” companies.
Pension funds can divest from Palestinian occupation firms, court rules
Campaigners in Scotland have welcomed a UK Supreme Court ruling which means council pension funds can divest from firms operating in Palestinian territories occupied by Israel.
New airline route brings Israel’s ‘apartheid system’ to Scotland, say critics
A new airline route between Israel and Scotland has been criticised as most Palestinians are barred from using Ben Gurion Airport.
Trump’s Palestinian aid cut could be ‘catastrophic’ for 500,000 children
The US is to withhold more than £45m in aid for the UN relief agency for Palestinians, a move that could prove “catastrophic” for the humanitarian organisation and half a million children.