Tagged: Home Demolition

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
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
Israeli Forces Demolish 2 Palestinian Homes in Qalandiya, Injure 4 With Live Fire News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Demolish 2 Palestinian Homes in Qalandiya, Injure 4 With Live Fire

Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian homes overnight Sunday in the Qalandiya refugee camp, displacing at least six Palestinian refugees and sparking clashes in the densely populated West Bank camp which left four Palestinians injured by Israeli fire. The punitive demolition was carried out against the Assaf and Abu Habsa families as punishment...

on July 4, 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
For the Second Tme, Palestinian Family Sees their E. Jerusalem Home Demolished by Israel News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

For the Second Tme, Palestinian Family Sees their E. Jerusalem Home Demolished by Israel

Israeli forces demolished a Palestinian family’s home in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shufat early on Wednesday morning, marking the second time the al-Hawarin family saw their home destroyed in 15 years. “The occupation is stealing our dreams, depriving us of living safely in our own homes,” Nadia al-Hawarin told Ma’an as she looked at the ruins of her home.

on May 18, 2016
Tutanji Home Demolition Videos
IMEU

Tutanji Home Demolition

The Tutanji family woke up in the middle of the night to find their home being demolished. They weren't given any time to collect their clothes or belongings. Israel wants to turn the land that their home is on into a state park, despite the fact that the Tutanjis and other Palestinian families and their ancestors have owned the land for 270 years.

on May 17, 2016
Israel Bulldozes Scores of EU-built Palestinian Homes in Bitter Dispute Over Control of West Bank News Roundup
Raf Sanchez, The Telegraph

Israel Bulldozes Scores of EU-built Palestinian Homes in Bitter Dispute Over Control of West Bank

Mahmoud Kaabeneh has two talismans that he hopes will help protect his home from Israel's bulldozers. Hanging inside the one-room house the 37-year-old Bedouin Palestinian shares with his wife and four children is a framed verse by a Tunisian poet. “I will live here despite disease and enemies, like a hawk on top of the mountain,” it reads in Arabic.

on April 27, 2016
Israel Destroys 3 Homes, Public Park Amid Mass Demolition Campaign News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Destroys 3 Homes, Public Park Amid Mass Demolition Campaign

Israeli forces on Tuesday demolished three Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank village of al-Walaja and a children’s park near Nablus amid a mass escalation in demolitions across the occupied area this year. A PA official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, Ghassan Daghlas, told Ma’an that Israeli bulldozers razed a children’s park in Zaatara south of Nablus.

on April 12, 2016
124 Palestinians Made Homeless by Israeli Demolitions in 1 day News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

124 Palestinians Made Homeless by Israeli Demolitions in 1 day

Multiple demolitions in the occupied West Bank left 124 Palestinians homeless in a single day, 60 of them children, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said in a statement Friday. A total of 54 structures -- including 18 donor-funded structures -- were demolished on Thursday in nine different communities located in Area C, the over 60 percent of the West Bank under full Israeli military control.

on April 8, 2016
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