LGPS continues to invest £4.6billion in companies complicit in Israel’s abuses of Palestinian rights

Our research has uncovered that Local Gov Pension Scheme funds continue to invest over £4.6bn in companies complicit in Israeli apartheid, including those supplying bulldozers to demolish Palestinian homes and properties.

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We’ve seen Hyundai and Caterpillar equipment at work in Israel’s ongoing ethnic cleansing of Masafer Yatta, where thousands of Palestinians face forcible expulsion so Israel can colonise their land. Find out more in Stop The Wall’s report https://bit.ly/StopTheWallReport

But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. LGPS funds also invest in companies supplying arms and military technology used by Israel in repression of Palestinians, as well as companies active in Israel’s illegal settlements, on stolen Palestinian land.

This updated research comes as scheme members and campaigners gear up to take action to demand Local Authority Pension Funds divest for justice. They are lobbying councillors, and holding stalls and protests to demand public sector workers’ deferred wages are not being used to fund injustice.

Take action to stand with them by writing to your local councillors.  https://bit.ly/LGPSDivest  

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