Lawfare Project Strongly Cautions against Compliance With U.N. “Blacklist” of Firms Doing Business in Israeli Settlements (Business Wire)

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC) is planning to publish by the end of 2017 a “blacklist” of international entities that do business with Israeli settlements, according to The Washington Post. It is unclear if the database has been finalized, but it reportedly includes TripAdvisor, Priceline.com, Airbnb and others. The Lawfare Project is now advising such companies that if they are targeted, this may be in violation of U.S. law, and they may have legal recourse.

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