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Interview: Airbnb Checks Out of West Bank Settlements

How was this project conceived? Years of our research has shown that businesses operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank both benefit from and contribute to serious violations of international law and human rights. We published a report in 2016 called “Occupation Inc.,” where we concluded that operating in settlements goes against a company’s human rights responsibilities. Settlements violate the laws of occupation and are built on land that rightfully belongs to Palestinians. The Israeli military effectively bars Palestinian ID holders from staying in settlements, restricts their…

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