Occupation Industries: The Israeli Industrial Zones

http://www.corporatewatch.org/?lid=3477

Publisher:  Corporate Watch
Date Written:  02/12/2009
Year Published:  2009  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11532

In a climate in which the call for a consumer boycott of Israeli goods is finally gaining strength, one area of Israel's economy is, as yet, surprisingly under-researched. Most of Israel's industrial zones in the West Bank are connected to illegal residential settlements and provide an indispensable economic backbone to the local settler economy. Business areas like the industrial zones are at the forefront of Israel's brutal occupation of Palestine, facilitating ethnic cleansing and acting hand-in-hand with the Israeli state in their quest for territorial dominance.

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