Tagged: Area C

Israel Claims Not to Know How Many Palestinians Live in Settlement Areas of West Bank News Roundup
Marcy Oster, Forward

Israel Claims Not to Know How Many Palestinians Live in Settlement Areas of West Bank

Israel does not know how many Palestinians are living in Area C, the part of the West Bank under Israeli civil and military control, the Civil Administration told a Knesset committee. The Civil Administration relies on figures provided by the Palestinian Bureau of Statistics, which does not break down the figures by area.

on June 8, 2016
EU Warns Israel: Policy of Demolishing Palestinian Homes in Area C Will Harm Relations News Roundup
Barak Ravid, Haaretz

EU Warns Israel: Policy of Demolishing Palestinian Homes in Area C Will Harm Relations

The European Union sent a very harsh message to Israel a few days ago regarding the demolition of Palestinian structures in Area C of the West Bank, including some that were built with EU funding. In a meeting with the coordinator of activities in the territories Maj. Gen.

on May 31, 2016
Senators Miss the Mark on Israel Settlement Labeling Op-Eds & Analysis
Nur Arafeh & Joanna Springer, The Hill

Senators Miss the Mark on Israel Settlement Labeling

In a move that caused a stir among U.S. lawmakers and some lobby groups, the US Customs and Border Protection agency recently issued a reminder that goods produced in Israeli settlements in the West Bank or Gaza Strip should not be labeled “Made in Israel.” In rapid retaliation, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) proposed a bill to reverse the 20-year-established labeling regulation...

on February 19, 2016
Land Control in the Occupied Jordan Valley & Dead Sea Area Infographics
IMEU

Land Control in the Occupied Jordan Valley & Dead Sea Area

According to a groundbreaking new report from Human Rights Watch, Palestinians have access to a mere 13% of the occupied Jordan Valley and Dead Sea area. Last month, Israel confirmed its plans to seize another 380 acres of Jordan Valley land.

on February 4, 2016
Discrimination & Hate Crimes Against Christian Palestinians in the Holy Land Fact Sheets
IMEU

Discrimination & Hate Crimes Against Christian Palestinians in the Holy Land

Christian Palestinians who are citizens of Israel suffer from the same widespread official and unofficial discrimination that other non-Jews do, in everything from land ownership and housing to employment and family reunification rights.

on December 24, 2015
EU Expresses ‘Deep Concern’ Over Israeli Demolitions in Area C News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

EU Expresses ‘Deep Concern’ Over Israeli Demolitions in Area C

European Union missions on Friday reiterated a call for Israel to meet its obligations to Palestinians living in Area C of the occupied West Bank, where several demolitions have taken place in recent weeks. The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah expressed “deep concern, once again” for the violations in the Israeli-controlled area, a statement said.

on December 4, 2015
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