Through its fully owned Israeli subsidiary, Cisco – Israel, Cisco Systems has a diverse portfolio of complicity with Israel's decades' long occupation. Cisco is involved in setting up technological hubs on occupied land, expanding visual surveillance in Jerusalem and delivering IT services to the Israeli military. Furthermore, it contributes to the structural dependency of the Palestinian economy to that of Israel through a process of outsourcing managed by its Israeli subsidiary.
The update highlights Airbnb's overlooked complicity in the plunder of Palestinian refugee properties in 1948 territories (inside the "Green Line"). Additionally, it looks in detail at the company's decision to continue the listings of settlement properties.
This update highlights the recent developments in the expansion of the Jerusalem Light Rail system- the extension of the existant Red Line of the train and the construction and maintainance of the new Green Line. The update exposes the instrumental involvement of the Spanish multinational company Caf- construccionces y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles and the Israeli public company Shapir Engineering and Industry.
The Israeli wine industry remains deeply complicit in the occupation of Palestinian and Syrian land. Dozens of wineries are based in and around Israeli settlements in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Syrian Golan. Many wineries located within the Green Line, including some of the largest commercial wineries in the Israeli market, use grapes originating from occupied land in their wines. This update highlights recent developments in the Israeli wine sector, including the expansion of wine tourism and foreign export markets. All corporate profiles of complicit wineries have been updated.
In this update, Who Profits provides an overview of the Jerusalem cable car project, highlighting in particular the role of the tourism sector in facilitating Israeli colonial expansion and the involvement of one French corporation, CNA -Cable Neige Amenagement, in the project.
Road infrastructure projects, like all Israeli construction projects in the occupied Palestinian territory, rely on the financial support of the Israeli Banks. In this update, Who Profits examines a few case studies of infrastructure projects financed by Israeli banks in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
In this update, Who Profits exposes some of the international and Israeli corporations involved in the construction of the Nabi Elyas bypass road (Highway 55) in the occupied West Bank. The bypass road, set to open in early 2018, expropriates Palestinian land for a project aimed to benefit an illegal settler population, in gross violation of international law.