The United Nation Human Rights Council's Blacklist
On February 12, 2020, the UNHRC published a list of companies deemed to be complicit in “encouraging, building, and maintaining Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan.” This shocking precedent, aimed at delegitimizing Israel and crippling its economy by deterring international companies from doing business in Israel and deterring other financial institutions from investing, partnering, or otherwise associating with Israeli companies, necessitated a rapid and powerful counter-attack.
The ILF created a vast coalition of law firms, attorneys, and organizations to take joint action. Our coalition has prepared an extensive legal analysis, signed by members of our coalition - various legal authorities worldwide - regarding this matter, as well as several resolutions.
Watch Yifa Segal on ILTV discussing the
implications of the UNHCR Black List