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Quebec activists are celebrating a sweet victory after their national electric company decided not to renew an agreement with its Israeli counterpart.

“Typically, corporations will say that pulling out of a particular activity is strictly a business decision.

And that is fair: Whether companies acknowledge it or not, reputational damage is a valid business concern, especially when it comes to partnering with major human rights violators.”

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Hydro-Québec ends collaboration with Israeli power firm

Israeli warplanes make a ceremonial flyby of the Israel Electric Corporation’s Orot Rabin coal-fired generating station, to mark what Israel calls its Independence Day, May 2017. The power company is deeply complicit in Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights. ( via Facebook )

Israeli warplanes make a ceremonial flyby of the Israel Electric Corporation’s Orot Rabin coal-fired generating station, to mark what Israel calls its Independence Day, May 2017. The power company is deeply complicit in Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights. (via Facebook)