Israeli Arms Makers

AMAZON COMPLICITY in ISRAELI OCCUPATION & ABUSE OF PALESTINIAN RIGHTS

 

  • AMAZON has contracted with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the Israeli government arms manufacturer of the Heron drone, to retool planes for Amazon’s developing retail operation in Israel.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-amazon-com-il-aerospace-ind-idUSKCN1U31EB

These drones have become  “the weapon of choice” in Israel’s attacks on Gaza, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/11234240/Israeli-drone-commander-The-life-and-death-decisions-I-took-in-Gaza.html

killing  more people in 2012 than any other aircraft;

https://www.aljazeera. com/indepth/features/2013/11/gaza-life-death-under-israel-drones-20131125124214350423. html

https://www.haaretz. com/israel-news/israel-used-drone-to-kill-4-children-playing-on-gaza-beach-in-2014-1.6365860

are responsible for more severe injuries than are caused by other explosive weapons;

https://www.thelancet. com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(18)30265-1/fulltext

and their constant overflights are a  source of anxiety, inflicting deep psychological scars on civilians, especially children:

https://www.bjp-online. com/2018/07/gaza-drones/

https://theintercept. com/2016/01/28/israeli-drone-feeds-hacked-by-british-and-american-intelligence/

https://corporatewatch. org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/drones-gaza. jpeg

  • Amazon is reportedly also seeking to build a data center in Israel for its web services, and to win other Israeli contracts as a data and software service provider