Award Recipients

Cover of Al-Haq’s 2013 report on discriminatory appropriation of water in the occupied West Bank by Mekorot, the national water company of Israel Photo: Al-Haq

In 2015 Al-Haq called on the Dutch Government to prevent the export of dogs by Dutch firms to the Israeli security forces, given their use to attack and intimidate Palestinian civilians. Photo: IMEMC

HeidelbergCement’s Nahal Raba Quarry in the West Bank. Al-Haq has raised concerns on the grounds that this multinational’s quarries in Occupied Palestinian Territory expropriate natural resources in contravention of international law. Photo: Kerem Navot

Construction of Jerusalem Light Rail with lines running through Occupied Palestinian Territory to connect with Israeli settlements. Al-Haq and others called on companies to pull out of the project because it violates international law; Australian, Canadian, French and German firms withdrew. Photo: Al-Haq

Al-Haq has raised concerns that Airbnb violates international law when it lists properties in Israeli settlements in Occupied Palestinian Territory. Photo: Mondoweiss

2019 award recipient

Al-Haq

Al-Haq, the independent Palestinian human rights organization based in Ramallah (West Bank), has done ground-breaking work drawing attention to how certain companies operating in Occupied Palestinian Territory are involved in human rights abuses and breaches of international humanitarian law. Al-Haq has also contributed to the treaty on business and human rights being drafted at the United Nations, and helped other NGOs in the Middle East develop their work on human rights concerns relating to business.

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2018 award recipient

Justiça nos Trilhos

Justiça nos Trilhos is an organization working closely with local communities in remote parts of Brazil – including indigenous peoples, peasants, and Afro-descendants – to address human rights and environmental abuses by mining and steel companies, in particular the multinational Vale.

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