Evening Standard:G4S sells off Israeli prisons arm after pressure groups’ protest

2 December 2016 - 11:30am
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War on Want in Evening Standard

G4S has sold its Israeli security business for £88 million. War on Want’s Ryvka Barnard said G4S remains complicit in human rights abuses through its ownership of and investment in the facility.  “If G4S was concerned about human rights, it would leave the Israeli market completely,” she added.

War on Want full statement: G4S sells Israeli business but should 'leave Israeli market entirely'

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