| #BDS: G4S probed by UK watchdog over West Bank security contracts!


| truthaholics

G4S probed by UK watchdog over West Bank security contracts ~  Andrew Trotman, The Telegraph.

A UK Government-funded watchdog will look at whether the human rights of Palestinians have been breached by G4S.

An Israeli soldier argues with a Palestinian woman during a protest next to Israel's separation wall at the West Bank checkpoint of Kalandia

G4S said it services and maintains baggage scanners and metal detectors at West Bank checkpoints Photo: AFP

G4S is being investigated by a UK Government-funded watchdog over the supply of security equipment to the West Bank and Israel.

The National Contact Point (NCP), a part of the Department for Business, said it had “accepted issues for further examination” into the British company’s actions in the area.

G4S supplies and services security and screening equipment to military checkpoints, prisons and detention centres in occupied Palestinian territories.

Following a complaint by Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), the NCP will look at whether the human rights of Palestinians have been breached by G4S.

G4S, which employs 6,000…

View original post 265 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s