Israel-related concerns cited in pension board sale


June 17, 2014

United Methodist News Service

United Methodist Kairos Response, an advocacy group, reports that the denomination's Board of Pension and Health Benefits has sold its shares in G4S, "due in part to concerns about the company's involvement in human rights violations in the Israeli prison system and the military occupation of Palestinian territories. David Zellner, chief investment officer for pension board, told United Methodist News Service the shares were sold for reasons related to a number to the company's business activities. 

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