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Add comment on:New York’s City Harvest in ethics bind over links to Israeli settlement-builder Leviev
The award-winning New York City anti-hunger nonprofit City Harvest is avoiding requests to distance itself from funding and support from controversial Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, despite over 500 letters to the organization complaining about Leviev’s human rights record. Leviev’s companies have built thousands of Israeli settlement homes on occupied Palestinian land in violation of international law, and have also been accused of involvement in human rights abuses and unethical business practices in the diamond industry in Angola and Namibia, and now possibly in Zimbabwe as well. Adalah-NY and allies have been campaigning for a boycott of Leviev's companies for the last five years.
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