Tagged: Ethnic Cleansing

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule Fact Sheets
IMEU

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule

Since militarily occupying the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza, during the June 1967 War, Israel has destroyed more than 48,000 Palestinian homes and other structures, imprisoned more than 800,000 Palestinians using a military court system that human rights organizations have condemned, and built approximately 125 official settlements on occupied Palestinian land in violation of international law.

on May 31, 2017
Trump Is Reaching Into Netanyahu’s Election Playbook Op-Eds & Analysis
Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man, +972

Trump Is Reaching Into Netanyahu’s Election Playbook

There is a lot about Donald Trump’s presidential campaign that is worryingly reminiscent of Benjamin Netanyahu’s electoral antics, particularly his willingness to say just about anything, regardless of the consequences as long as he thinks it might be politically expedient.

on October 19, 2016
Quick Facts: Shimon Peres Fact Sheets
IMEU

Quick Facts: Shimon Peres

After the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, the IMEU offers the following facts on his life and career. Shimon Peres was born Szymon Perski in 1923 in Belarus, then part of Poland, before immigrating to Palestine, then under British Mandate, in 1934.

on September 28, 2016
Palestinians, Not Israeli Settlers, Are Victims of Ethnic Cleansing Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahmad Tabi, Haaretz

Palestinians, Not Israeli Settlers, Are Victims of Ethnic Cleansing

Mr. Netanyahu’s recent comparison of Palestinian citizens of Israel with its illegal settlers in Occupied Palestine is not only immoral, but a total departure from rationality, history and Israel’s obligations under international law. He should realize that no matter Israel’s institutionalized system of discrimination...

on September 12, 2016
How Israel Is Drying out Palestinians in the Jordan Valley Op-Eds & Analysis
Eitan Kalinski, +972 Mag.

How Israel Is Drying out Palestinians in the Jordan Valley

More than 90 percent of the West Bank’s Jordan Valley region are Palestinians. Less than 10 percent are Israeli settlers. Yet when it comes to water distribution, it turns out, we see a different distribution: settlers are entitled to between eight and nine times more water, while Palestinian communities are subject to a policy of water deprivation...

on August 16, 2016
Susiya Residents Protest as Israeli Bulldozers Advance Videos
IMEU

Susiya Residents Protest as Israeli Bulldozers Advance

Over the last 30 years, the Palestinian residents of Susiya have faced multiple waves of home demolitions by the Israeli state, in an attempt to drive the residents off their land. Last week, Israel’s high court placed the fate of the village and its 340 residents in the hands of Israel's notoriously right-wing defense minister Avigdor Lieberman.

on August 8, 2016
Israel’s Hydro-Apartheid Keeps West Bank Thirsty Op-Eds & Analysis
Charlotte Silver, The Electronic Intifada

Israel’s Hydro-Apartheid Keeps West Bank Thirsty

Water shortages are not new for Palestinians. Whether in the occupied Gaza Strip or the West Bank including East Jerusalem, the supply of water flowing into Palestinian homes is strictly capped or obstructed by Israel. As temperatures climb during the summer, taps run dry. Clemens Messerschmid, a German hydrologist who has worked with Palestinians on their water supply for two decades, calls…

on August 1, 2016
Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid Fact Sheets
IMEU

Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid

Dani Dayan, former head of the Yesha Council, which represents Israeli settlers living illegally on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank, began his tenure as Israel's Consul General to New York today. The controversial Dayan's appointment as Consul General follows the Brazilian government’s rejection last year of his appointment as ambassador to Brasilia.

on August 1, 2016
One Broken Camera Photo Essays
Daniel, EAPPI

One Broken Camera

Shuhada kindergarten may be one of the most vulnerable schools in Hebron. The school sits halfway to the crest of Tel Rumeda, the oldest site in Hebron, Palestine, where pottery shards dating to 3,500 BC have been found. Just fifty meters behind the school lies a community of Israeli settlers who employ harassment and violence to pry from the hands of Palestinian owners as many homes...

on July 11, 2016
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