Mar 15, 2011

#BDS: Security Company G4S to 'partially' cut ties with Israeli Apartheid

"The world’s largest security company G4S, has this morning announced that the company will end a number of its activities in the occupied West Bank. This happens after the independent Danish research center DanWatch has uncovered that G4S is supplying, among others, Israeli prisons and checkpoints, with security technology.

G4S writes in a statement today that their security services in the West Bank are not in compliance with the company’s ethical policies, even though their activities “are not discriminating or controversial”.

“We have concluded that we, in order to ensure that our business activities are in compliance with our ethical policy, will work to withdraw from a number of contracts in the area”, legal director Soren Lundsberg writes."

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