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U.S. pension fund giant confirms divestment from Israel firm

Ora Coren | Ha’aretz 12 September 2009 The U.S. pension fund giant, TIAA-CREF, confirmed in statements to the media on Friday that it divested from Africa Israel Investments, owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, earlier this year. The statements came ...

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Oslo pressured to dump Africa Israel as well

Nimrod Halpern | Ha’aretz 7 September 2009 A day after Norway announced its divestment from holdings in electronics defense company Elbit Systems for ideological reasons, human rights organizations are calling on Oslo to dump its holdings in Africa Israel Investments ...

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Did Leviev’s empire succumb to boycott?

Alternative Information Center (AIC) 2 September 2009 On 31 August 2009, Lev Leviev, the sixth richest Israeli according to Forbes Magazine, convened a press conference and announced that his company Africa Israel will be unable to meet its financial obligations ...

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Africa-Israel under scrutiny for settlement construction

Adri Nieuwhof | Electronic Intifada 22 June 2009 Africa-Israel is the latest target of a boycott campaign by Palestine solidarity activists because of the company’s involvement in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. American and European financial ...

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Dubai, jewel in Israel’s sales crown

Alain Gresh | Le Monde 27 May 2009 With the exception of Egypt, all Arab states officially boycott Israel, blacklist Israeli companies and ban imports of Israeli products. The same countries frequently lead the voices calling for sanctions against Israel. ...

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Boycott this Israeli settlement builder

Abe Hayeem | The Guardian 28 April 2009 The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office must be commended for its decision to cancel renting premises for the UK embassy in Tel Aviv from the company Africa-Israel, owned by Israeli businessman and ...

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