Tagged: Demolition

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule, 70 Years of Palestinian Dispossession Fact Sheets
IMEU

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule, 70 Years of Palestinian Dispossession

The policies of discrimination and displacement that Israel has implemented against Palestinians in the lands it has military occupied since the 1967 war are part of a larger program of dispossession of Palestinians dating to Israel’s establishment in 1948 and encompassing Palestinians citizens of Israel as well.

on June 8, 2017
Israel’s Theft & Destruction of Palestinian Land & Homes Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israel’s Theft & Destruction of Palestinian Land & Homes

As Israel’s military rule over Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza marks 50 years this week, the IMEU offers the following quick facts on Israel’s theft and destruction of Palestinian land and homes.

on June 5, 2017
Palestinians Face Biggest Expulsion in Years by Settlers in Jerusalem News Roundup
Charlotte Silver, The Electronic Intifada

Palestinians Face Biggest Expulsion in Years by Settlers in Jerusalem

A private settler organization is planning “the most extensive expulsion scheme in recent years,” in the Batan al-Hawa area of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem is warning.

on May 17, 2017
Why Is Israel Afraid of the Nakba’s March of Return? News Roundup
Jonathan Cook, Al Jazeera English

Why Is Israel Afraid of the Nakba’s March of Return?

The annual "March of Return" by Palestinians in Israel , commemorating the Nakba - the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes in 1948, has been blocked by the Israeli police for the first time in its history.

on April 10, 2017
EU Criticises Israel’s West Bank Demolitions Policy News Roundup
Al Jazeera English

EU Criticises Israel’s West Bank Demolitions Policy

The European Union expressed frustration with Israel's continued demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank in a high-level meeting last week, according to Israel's Haaretz newspaper.

on April 4, 2017
Zionism, the Nakba, and Feminism Op-Eds & Analysis
Donna Nevel, Huffington Post

Zionism, the Nakba, and Feminism

In a recent op-ed in the New York Times, author Emily Shire asked, in relation to the International Women’s Day Strike that included a call for the decolonization of Palestine, if the feminist movement has room for Zionists like herself.

on March 13, 2017
Rebuilding Gaza from Its Ashes News Roundup
Mersiha Gadzo, Al Jazeera

Rebuilding Gaza from Its Ashes

People initially laughed and told her she would fail, but 22-year-old civil engineering graduate Majd Masharawi persisted - and after more than a year of experimenting, she believes...

on March 4, 2017
Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http

Home demolitions in East Jerusalem have risen dramatically since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. A source at city hall confirmed that since the changing of U.S. administrations, government restrictions have been lifted and the Jerusalem municipality...

on February 21, 2017
In Rare Move, Israel Orders Demolition of Entire West Bank Bedouin Village News Roundup
Yotam Berger, Haaretz

In Rare Move, Israel Orders Demolition of Entire West Bank Bedouin Village

In a rare occurrence, the IDF’s Civil Administration in the West Bank on Sunday distributed some 40 demolition orders in a Bedouin village in Area C, which is under full Israeli civil and military control.

on February 20, 2017
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