A tweet that put Hyundai in a difficult spot in India isn’t the first time a multinational firm has been caught in a political or diplomatic tussle.
Palestine Action group’s dogged campaign against Elbit, which sells drones to Israel, bears fruit as the firm sells Ferranti, one of its factories in the UK.
Deal includes $1.65 billion contract for establishment and operation of training centre for Hellenic Air Force by Israel over a 22-year period.
The UN database of companies cooperating with illegal settlement activities is not exhaustive or binding, but it is a crucial starting point.
Palestinian activists say factory in northern English city of Oldham is used to manufacture drone parts for use by the Israeli army.
Director of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Ben Jamal, says London-based HSBC has divested from Israeli drone manufacturer Elbit Systems after collective pressure that included 24,000 emails from people highlighting their concerns.
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