Tehran (IQNA)-Google and Amazon employees are to launch a protest rally against a $1.2 billion deal with Israel.
Hundreds of employees of US tech giants Google and Amazon will stage a protest rally on Thursday against their companies’ recent billion-dollar deal with the Israeli regime.
Employees will hold their “Day of Action”, part of the #NoTechforApartheid movement, on September 8, demanding the cancellation of the Project Nimbus contract following Israel’s serious human rights violations against Palestinians, reported the official Palestinian news agency Wafa on Sunday.
Under the $1.2 billion contract, Google (Google Cloud Platform) and Amazon (Amazon Web Services) were selected to provide Israeli agencies with cloud computing services, including artificial intelligence and analytics tools. machine learning.
Rights groups have previously expressed concern that the technologies could be used by Tel Aviv to monitor Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.
Google is offering advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to the Israeli regime, which human rights advocates say would reinforce the regime’s human rights abuses in the occupied Palestinian territories.
According to the #NoTechForApartheid movement, three vigilantes are to stand outside the headquarters of Google and Amazon in the cities of San Francisco, New York and Seattle in an effort to stop the Tel Aviv regime from using technology in its crimes against the Palestinians.
The #NoTechForApartheid movement, which was founded last year, also launched a campaign to sign a petition calling on the management of the two companies to cancel the major deal.