Collective Punishment & Ethnic Cleansing: Israel’s Destruction of Palestinian Homes
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Collective Punishment & Ethnic Cleansing: Israel’s Destruction of Palestinian Homes

On Wednesday, the Israeli government destroyed the home of a Palestinian man who killed two Israelis in Jerusalem last month, part of a policy of collective punishment. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on Israel's controversial practice of punitive home demolitions, as well as Israel's use of home demolitions to Judaize occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

about 3 days ago
Misperceptions on the Situation in Jerusalem
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Misperceptions on the Situation in Jerusalem

For context on recent violence and unrest in occupied East Jerusalem, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet addressing misperceptions about the situation in the city.

about 2 weeks ago
Ten Egregious Israeli Snubs of the Obama Administration
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Ten Egregious Israeli Snubs of the Obama Administration

In recent weeks, the troubled relationship between the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has once again been making headlines, following several announcements for new Israeli settlement construction on occupied Palestinian land. For context on these latest developments, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet.

about 3 weeks ago
Playing with Fire: Jewish Extremists & the Noble Sanctuary
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Playing with Fire: Jewish Extremists & the Noble Sanctuary

On Wednesday, a prominent right-wing Israeli extremist in the Temple Mount movement was shot and seriously wounded in Jerusalem, reportedly by a Palestinian gunman who was later killed by Israeli security forces. The attack followed months of rising tensions between Palestinians and Israeli settlers and occupation forces in East Jerusalem. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on these recent events.

about 3 weeks ago
Elad, the Jewish National Fund & the US Taxpayer-Subsidized “Judaization” of Silwan
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Elad, the Jewish National Fund & the US Taxpayer-Subsidized “Judaization” of Silwan

Last week, Jewish settlers working with an Israeli organization called Elad took over 25 apartments in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem. It was the largest such takeover of Palestinian property in East Jerusalem in decades, further inflaming already high tensions in the city. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on Elad, the JNF & the US Taxpayer-Subsidized “Judaization” of Silwan.

on October 8, 2014
50 Days of Death & Destruction: Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge”
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50 Days of Death & Destruction: Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge”

According to the United Nations, between July 7 and August 26, at least 2131 Palestinians were killed in Gaza as a result of Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge.” The IMEU offers the following fact sheet summarizing Israel's latest assault on Gaza.

on September 10, 2014
The Children of Gaza: A Generation Scarred & Under Siege
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The Children of Gaza: A Generation Scarred & Under Siege

On August 24, nearly half a million Palestinian children in Gaza who were scheduled to start a new school year were unable to do so because of Israel's latest military assault on the occupied and besieged coastal strip, "Operation Protective Edge". The following fact sheet provides an overview of the impact that Israel's latest assault and its siege and blockade have had on the children of Gaza.

on August 28, 2014
Gaza Crisis Update (August 22, 2014)
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Gaza Crisis Update (August 22, 2014)

Since July 7, Israel has killed at least 2087 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 475 children and 246 women. Almost 10,500 others have been wounded. On Thursday alone, at least 38 Palestinians were killed in Gaza. The IMEU offers the latest on Operation Protective Edge.

on August 22, 2014
Putting Palestinians “On a Diet”: Israel’s Siege & Blockade of Gaza
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Putting Palestinians “On a Diet”: Israel’s Siege & Blockade of Gaza

Israel’s siege and blockade of Gaza are central pillars of a policy of economic warfare intended to punish the entire population of the tiny, occupied coastal strip in the hopes that Palestinians living there will blame Hamas for their predicament and reject the organization as well as any resistance to Israel’s continued control of the territory.

on August 14, 2014