Palestinians Lose Jobs as Israeli Company Moves

March 01, 2016 12:10 AM

An Israeli company that manufactures devices for making fizzy drinks at home was forced to lay off its Palestinian workers after relocating from the West Bank to Israel because the Israeli government refused to give them work permits. Some Israeli businesses are leaving the occupied Palestinian territories under the pressure of worldwide criticism and a Palestinian-led boycott campaign. But as Zlatica Hoke reports, Palestinians do not necessarily benefit from their departure.