Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hackney Gazette Front Page: “Best Christmas present ever” for Veolia campaigners

Another victory coverage of No2VAG in local newspaper! This time No2VAG campaigners made it to the FRONT PAGE NEWS! by Emma Bartholomew, Senior Reporter Campaigners who spent two years vociferously campaigning to block Veolia’s for a multi-million pound deal are celebrating their best Christmas present ever, after the waste company dropped out of the tender. Veolia […]

Mondoweiss: Veolia withdraws bid for North London waste contract under boycott pressure

by Malaka Mohammed During the last 2 years, a great campaign by the No to Veolia Action Group (NO2VAG) has worked hard in pressuring councilors to exclude Veolia from a £4.7 Billion contracts in north London. They have also submitted letters to North London Waste Authority (NLWA) documenting the illegal actions this Israeli profiteer has […]

Press Release of No2VAG on victory against Veolia

Vociferous local campaign by the No2 Veolia Action Group leads Occupation profiteer Veolia to withdraw from colossal waste management contracts. Today the No 2 Veolia Action Group (No2VAG) are celebrating a huge victory with the withdrawal of Veolia, a multinational company complicit in Israeli violations of international law, from the final stage of the North […]

VICTORY NEWS! VEOLIA ABANDONS THE MASSIVE £4.7 BILLION NORTH LONDON WASTE CONTRACTS!

As this webpage is being developed to prepare for the next 4-5 months battle against Veolia in North London following NLWA announcement on 28 Nov 2012 to extend its procurement timetable, today WE RECIEVED A FANTASTIC VICTORY NEWS! WE WON IT!!! After mounting of strong opposition from NO2VAG, NLWA today (21 Dec 2012) announced Veolia […]

UN Richard Falk urges NLWA not to award contracts to Israeli settlement profiteer Veolia

Richard Falk, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, has increased the pressure on the NLWA by sending a letter to its member councilors. The copy of the letter is as follow; I am writing to you in my capacity as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the […]

Letter: “I saw West Bank horrors first hand”

Ruby Lawson wrote to Islington Gazette: Hackney version the following excellent letter, the content is as follow; I have been following the discussion about Veolia in the Letters and comments section of the Gazette and as a resident of Hackney, I am deeply concerned about the contract that the NLWA is considering handing over to […]

BBC Radio Report on NO2VAG Campaign!

A BBC radio report on the No2VAG campaign to block Veolia in north London. Alex MacDonald speaks on the Eddie Nestor late night conversation [in a program that starts at 22h on 14 Dec 2012] and Veolia is his first report at 2h48m [~ 00.48 h on Sat morning 15 Dec] Curently online at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p011bc3p

Veolia protesters make voices heard at Waltham Forest Council Meeting

reported in Waltham Forest Guardian PROTESTERS made their voices heard last week as they campaigned against the possibility of Waltham Forest Council awarding a contract to a firm accused of being complicit in the running of Israel’s illegal settlements. French multinational Veolia is in contention for a number of waste contracts in the borough, but […]