Most of Israel’s largest banks are providing services that help support, maintain, and expand unlawful settlements by financing their construction in the occupied West Bank.
New research on the scope of banking activities in settlements and the violations to which these activities contribute. Israel’s seven largest banks provide services to settlements. The transfer by the occupier of members of its civilian population into the occupied territory and the deportation or transfer of members of the population of the territory are war crimes. By facilitating the expansion of settlements, these banking activities facilitate unlawful population transfers.
May 28, 2018News Release