Fact Sheets

Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later
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Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later

In the summer of 2005, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon withdrew Israel's army and approximately 8,000 Jewish settlers from the interior of the occupied Gaza Strip after concluding that maintaining Israel's settlement enterprise there wasn't worth the cost. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on how this plan has affected Palestinians in Gaza and beyond ten years later.

about 1 week ago
When Israeli Settlers Attack: A History of Impunity and Incitement
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When Israeli Settlers Attack: A History of Impunity and Incitement

Following the arson attack by Israeli settlers resulting in the death of 18-month-old toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha and critical injury of his parents and four-year-old brother in the West Bank, the IMEU offers this fact sheet about settler violence and incitement by Israeli leaders and officials.

on July 31, 2015
The 2014 Israeli Attack on Gaza (“Operation Protective Edge”) One Year Later
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The 2014 Israeli Attack on Gaza (“Operation Protective Edge”) One Year Later

On the anniversary of the start of Israel’s assault on occupied and besieged Gaza in the summer of 2014, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet providing a summary of the results of the attack, reconstruction efforts, and the state of Gaza today.

on July 8, 2015
In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question
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In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question

The IMEU's latest fact sheet summarizes the views of senior officials in the new extreme Israeli right-wing government towards the Palestinians, in their own words.

on May 27, 2015
Quick Facts: The Palestinian Nakba
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Quick Facts: The Palestinian Nakba

The Palestinian “Nakba” (“catastrophe” in Arabic) refers to the mass expulsion of Palestinian Arabs from British Mandate Palestine during Israel’s creation (1947-49). The Nakba was not an unintended result of war. It was a deliberate and systematic act necessary for the creation of a Jewish majority state in historic Palestine, which was overwhelmingly Arab prior to 1948.

on May 13, 2015
The New Israeli Government: Consolidating Apartheid
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The New Israeli Government: Consolidating Apartheid

As Israel forms its new coalition government, this IMEU fact sheet provides an overview of the parties and notable ministers in the new government and their views towards the Palestinians.

on May 11, 2015
Israel & International Law: The Siege & Blockade of Gaza
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Israel & International Law: The Siege & Blockade of Gaza

Since 1967, Gaza has been under Israeli military occupation, along with the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Although Israel withdrew its soldiers and some 8,000 settlers from the interior of the tiny, densely populated coastal strip in 2005, Israel continues to control virtually all entry and exit, as well as Gaza's airspace and coastline.

on April 10, 2015
‘Beyond Inhumane’: Catastrophe in Yarmouk
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‘Beyond Inhumane’: Catastrophe in Yarmouk

The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on the plight of Palestinian refugees and Syrians living in the Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, which has been overrun by fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) over the past week.

on April 7, 2015
Israel & International Law: The West Bank Wall
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Israel & International Law: The West Bank Wall

In June 2002, under the pretext of security, the Israeli government began unilaterally constructing a wall to separate Palestinians in the occupied West Bank from Israel and occupied East Jerusalem, and from Israeli settlements built inside the West Bank. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on Israel's West Bank Wall.

on April 1, 2015