Tagged: Disengagement Plan

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

on August 18, 2015
Does Netanyahu Really Support the Two-State Solution? Fact Sheets
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Does Netanyahu Really Support the Two-State Solution?

The following fact sheet provides a history of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's views on the two-state solution, which has been the foundation of US and international efforts to make peace in the region for decades.

on March 24, 2015
The Gaza Disengagement Plan Historical Documents
Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel

The Gaza Disengagement Plan

After concluding that "there is currently no reliable Palestinian partner with which it can make progress in a bilateral peace process," Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel drew up this unilateral plan to remove Israeli settlements from the Gaza Strip and redeploy Israel's military outside the borders of the territory, thereby claiming that Gaza was "no longer occupied territory."

on April 20, 2006
What was the Gaza disengagement, and how has it affected Palestinians?
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What was the Gaza disengagement, and how has it affected Palestinians?

The Gaza disengagement was part of a unilateral plan adopted by the Israeli government without consultation with the Palestinians, although with the approval of the U.S. government. According to the plan, Israel would continue to assert sovereignty over all of Jerusalem and large Israeli settlement blocs in the West Bank, while withdrawing its settlers from Gaza and isolated settlements deep inside the West Bank.

on October 18, 2005
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