U.N. again defers report on companies with Israeli settlement ties

FILE PHOTO: U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – Publication of a U.N. database of companies with business ties to Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank has been delayed again, drawing the ire of activists who have campaigned for three years. The issue is highly sensitive as companies appearing in such a database could be targeted for boycotts or divestment […]

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