Deutsche Bahn confirmed Monday that it backed out of the project amid political pressure.
Several German lawmakers had criticized Deutsche Bahn’s participation.
A separate light rail project in Jerusalem has generated similar concerns. An Israeli partner in that project has said pressure from pro-Palestinian groups forced French multinational Veolia to drop out.
9/13/2011 Via Mondoweiss: The Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment has recommended that the church divest from Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard, and Motorola Solutions due to their relationship to Israeli human rights abuses in Read more…