After Airbnb, Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings

After Airbnb, <a href=Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings” align=”left” title=”After Airbnb, Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings” border=”0″ >Rights activists on Tuesday urged Booking.com to follow the example of Airbnb and withdraw listings for rentals in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, even as Israel called the move “disgusting” and threatened legal action. Airbnb said Monday it will remove such listings, just ahead of the release of a Human Rights Watch report criticising the inclusion of settlements. Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company, while Palestinian officials welcomed it.



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