Scotiabank Divest from Elbit Systems, Divest from War Crimes!

Scotiabank Divest from Elbit Systems, Divest from War Crimes!

  • Scotiabank recently became Elbit Systems’ largest foreign shareholder with a stake of $500 million
  • Elbit Systems is an Israeli weapons manufacturer that produces drones, weapons systems and munitions used in Israel’s colonisation and occupation of Palestine
  • Elbit made weapons systems have been used in war crimes committed by Israel including the Apartheid Wall and massacres of Palestinian civilians
  • Elbit Systems weapons are built for and used by Israel in committing war crimes including attacks on Palestinians in Gaza, maintaining the illegal occupation of Palestine and upholding Israel’s system of Apartheid
  • Numerous banks and investment funds have already taken the decision to divest from Elbit Systems including the Norwegian Pension Fund, U.K.-based HSBC, the Danske Bank and the Australian Sovereign Wealth Fund
  • Scotiabank can and must divest too!

Take Action:

  • Sign onto the cross country letter writing campaign initiated by the Canadian BDS Coalition:
  • If you are a Scotiabank account holder, tell the manager at your branch that you want Scotiabank to divest from Elbit Systems
  • Join local campaigns for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel in solidarity with the Palestinian people


Date 21/09/2023Time 12 h 00 minVenue ScotiabankLocation 1002 Sherbrooke St West, Montréal, Québec, H3A 3L6, Canada, Venue Google Map Link + Google MapCategory Action

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