Profiteering from war-crime: UN shames 112 companies operating in illegal Israeli settlements

Apoorva Gautam, South Asia Coordinator of the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, talks about the list and its implications.

February 13, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch, Newsclick

The United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in its ongoing session released a list of 112 companies operating in illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian lands. These settlements are a war crime under international law, and the operations of these companies on these settlements are considered by many to be an act of profiteering from war crimes. Apoorva Gautam, South Asia Coordinator of the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, talks about the list and its implications.

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