Airbnb Reverses Ban on Listings for Illegal Israeli Settlements

April 11, 2019
Democracy Now!

Airbnb has reversed its previous decision to bar listings from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. The online vacation rental site decided to allow the homes to remain listed after facing a class-action lawsuit by the affected hosts. Airbnb said it will not take any profits from the listings and would instead donate them to humanitarian causes. Responding to the news, the Center for Constitutional Rights said, “We are dismayed that Airbnb has caved to the legal bullying of Israeli settlers ...

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April 11, 2019