Tagged: Homelessness

Israel Evicts Palestinian Family in the West Bank Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Despite Assurances News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Israel Evicts Palestinian Family in the West Bank Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Despite Assurances

Earlier in April, Israel vowed not to displace Palestinian families from their home during the COVID-19 pandemic. But on Thursday Israel did just that. A Palestinian family of 7 was forced out of their home in Jericho.

on April 27, 2020
9 Palestinian Households Lose Source of Income as Owners Forced to Demolish Shops News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

9 Palestinian Households Lose Source of Income as Owners Forced to Demolish Shops

Two Palestinian residents of the Beit Hanina neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem were forced to demolish their own stores on Monday upon orders by Israel’s Jerusalem municipality. Nidal Ghaith and Muhammad al-Najjar told Ma'an that they emptied...

on November 14, 2016
Israel Demolishes Homes in East Jerusalem Neighborhoods of Silwan, Sur Bahir News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Demolishes Homes in East Jerusalem Neighborhoods of Silwan, Sur Bahir

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli authorities tore down three houses -- two of which were under construction -- and two fences in occupied East Jerusalem on Tuesday morning, leaving at least five Palestinians homeless. Bulldozers heavily escorted...

on August 30, 2016
West Bank Home Demolitions Hit 10-Year High Op-Eds & Analysis
Natasha Roth, +972

West Bank Home Demolitions Hit 10-Year High

Israeli authorities have demolished more Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank thus far in 2016 than in any other calendar year in the last decade, according to data provided by Israeli human rights NGO B’Tselem Wednesday and statistics from the UN humanitarian agency, OCHA…

on July 27, 2016
2014 Gaza Massacre Aftermath Videos
IMEU

2014 Gaza Massacre Aftermath

Two years ago today, Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip that would claim 2,251 Palestinian lives in under three weeks. Palestinians in Gaza are still living with the disastrous aftermath today.

on July 7, 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
75,000 Gazans Still Displaced After 2014 War, UN Says News Roundup
Sue Surkes, The Times of Israel

75,000 Gazans Still Displaced After 2014 War, UN Says

Some 18 months after Israel’s Operation Protective Edge campaign in the Gaza Strip, some 75,000 Gazans are still internally displaced, with almost one in four people (23%) living in the rubble of their damaged homes, according to a report published Monday. Only 3,000 out of an estimated 18,000 Gazan homes destroyed or badly damaged during the summer 2014 war have been rebuilt or repaired...

on April 11, 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
35 Palestinians Left Homeless by Israeli Demolitions South of Hebron News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

35 Palestinians Left Homeless by Israeli Demolitions South of Hebron

Israeli forces on Wednesday demolished six structures in Khirbet Umm al-Kheir south of the West Bank city of Hebron, leaving 35 Palestinians homeless, locals said. Umm al-Kheir resident Bilal al-Hathalin told Ma'an that bulldozers entered the village under heavy military protection and demolished six homes made of tin.

on April 6, 2016
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