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Palestinian Grassroots Anti-apartheid Wall Campaign

Stop Arming Israel week of action targets HSBC and Elbit

At least 28 different actions took place across the UK from 1st to 7th July 2017 calling for an immediate two-way arms embargo against Israel. Activists closed down factories and two branches of HSBC bank, held public meetings, took action online and distributed 1000’s of information flyers.

  • Check out this round up put together by some of the activists involved: https://storify.com/scobham/stop-arming-israel-week-of-action-hsbc-elbit
  • Check out War on Want's new report 'Deadly Investments': This report reveals business dealings between some of the UK's best known banks and financial institutions, and 19 companies known to supply the Israeli military and government with weapons and technology used in the militarised repression of Palestinians, including war crimes. UK banks and financial institutions facilitate and profit from Israel's militarism, making them complicit in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people.

 

 

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