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Google Fires Twenty-Eight Workers for Protesting Cloud Deal with Israel

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2024
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Google fired twenty-eight employees Wednesday after they participated in protests against Project Nimbus, a $1.2 billion cloud contract with Israel’s government that also includes Amazon. Workers at both companies have claimed the deal makes advanced technology available to Israel’s security apparatus that could contribute to the killing or harm of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank. The Intercept and Time have reported that Project Nimbus provides services that can be tapped by the Israel Defence Forces. The twenty-eight firings, confirmed by Google, come hours after nine employees were detained...

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