February 2022

The Design City Shopping Complex Built on Occupied Palestinian Land

This update exposes corporate complicity in the new shopping complex “Design City” opened in July 2021, and built in the Mishor Adumim settlement IZ, located within the municipal boundaries of the Ma’ale Adumim settlement in the occupied West Bank. Design City amplifies the role of private companies in implementing Israeli political policies to entrench and normalize control of occupied land, bringing to life the complete integration and connectivity between Israeli-constructed residential and commercial areas on both sides of the Green Line at the direct expense of Palestinian dispossession and fragmentation.

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January 2022

What is HPE's Current Involvement in the Israeli Occupation Industry?

In this update, Who Profits sheds light on the new developments concerning HPE's involvement in the Israeli occupation. Our findings reveal that the Aviv system is being phased out and replaced with a different system developed by the American public company IBM. However, HPE remains involved in the occupation through contracts with the Israeli Police and Israeli Prison Service.

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August 2021

Netafim: From Facilitator of Occupation to Global Leader in Sustainable Agriculture

Netafim positions itself as a global leader in sustainable agriculture, while in reality, the company profits from Israel’s ongoing occupation. Through the provision of irrigation technologies and know-how to illegal Israeli agricultural settlements, the company enhances the structures of land grab and de-development of Palestinian and Syrian lands. In addition, Netafim generates profits from the commercialization of military knowledge developed in the context of the Israeli occupation.

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July 2021

ندوة مع د. ابراهيم الشقاقي في حيفا | A talk with Dr. Ibrahim Shikaki's in Haifa

قمنا بتنظيم أول لقاء عام في حيفا بتاريخ 21 أيار 2021، بمشاركة د. ابراهيم الشقاقي، وهو بروفيسور مساعد في كلية "ترينيتي" في الولايات المتحدّة. تمحوّر اللقاء حول مساهمة الاقتصاد السياسي كعدسة تحليلية في فهمنا للمنظومة الإسرائيلية الاستعمارية On 21 June 2021 Who Profits held its first public meeting in Haifa, with Dr. Ibrahim Shikaki, an assistant professor at Trinity College, USA, on the contribution of a political-economic lens to the analysis of Israeli settler colonialism.

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October 2020

Combating a Virus: Militarism and Securitization Under Covid-19

On June 10th 2020 Who Profits held an online conversation with Dr. Nisha Kapoor, an Assistant Professor of Sociology, Warwick University and Who Profits’ Research Coordinator Riya al-Sanah on securitization and surveillance under COVID-19 in occupied Palestine, India and beyond.

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June 2020

Occupation is an Underlying Condition

Who Profits was joined by Dr. Rafeef Ziadah, a Lecturer in Comparative Politics of the Middle East at SOAS, University of London, and Dr. Weeam Hammoudeh, an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, Palestine, for a conversation on the political economy of COVID-19 in occupied Palestine.

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June 2020

In the Pipeline

This update examines the construction of a bypass water pipeline on the lands of the Palestinian village of Bardala in the northern Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank.

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May 2020

NSO Group: Technologies of Control

The Israeli militarized hi-tech sector has become a dominant player in the global market of cyber technologies, many that are used for surveillance and population control. This has also laid the ground for surveillance tech firms to capitalize on Covid-19 health crisis. This company feature sheds light on the activities of the private Israeli cyber company NSO Group, and its record in human rights violations as well as its new coronavirus data analytics system.

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