Stockholm metro passengers give Veolia a red card
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Stockholm metro passengers give Veolia a red card

On November 15 in Stockholm, the Swedish Cooperative Centre (SCC) declared a day of action against Veolia. Palestinian solidarity activists asked passengers using the Stockholm metro to attach a red card to their clothes as a protest against Veolia´s involvement in the Jerusalem Light Railway system that links Jerusalem with the settlements that surround it.

Veolia is currently in charge of operating Stockholm’s metro system, and it is in the process of bidding for a second eight-year contract with the Stockholm County Council. The corporation has recently come under significant pressure in Sweden due to protests organized by different civil society organizations, as well as negative media attention and political opposition in the Stockholm County Council. These opponents of Veolia demand that it be excluded from the procurement process because of its complicity in the construction of apartheid infrastructure in Palestine.

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