Tagged: Jerusalem

How Development and Tourism in East Jerusalem Has Turned up the Heat News & Analysis
Cristina Maza, Newsweek

How Development and Tourism in East Jerusalem Has Turned up the Heat

When 29-year-old Mohammad Shweki sleeps, he often dreams that bulldozers are coming to destroy his home.

on August 22, 2019
Jared Kushner Ignores Israeli Occupation As He Unveils Palestinian Development Plan News & Analysis
Cristina Maza, Newsweek

Jared Kushner Ignores Israeli Occupation As He Unveils Palestinian Development Plan

"Underdevelopment in the Palestinian territories is not the result of natural market forces; it is the direct product of over fifty years of Israeli military occupation and policies explicitly designed to stifle the Palestinian economy."

on June 27, 2019
Fact Sheet: Palestine’s Occupied Economy Fact Sheets
IMEU

Fact Sheet: Palestine’s Occupied Economy

The IMEU provides a fact sheet on the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian economy in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza is subject to severe restrictions imposed by Israel’s occupying army, most notably the limiting of freedom of movement for people and goods and the theft of natural resources. (Photo: Aafar Ashtiyeh / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images)

on June 19, 2019
The Escalation of Israeli Collective Punishment of Palestinians News & Analysis
Nada Awad, Al-Shabaka

The Escalation of Israeli Collective Punishment of Palestinians

"The Israeli authorities forcibly transferred Palestinian Nadia Abu Jamal from Jerusalem in 2017, following the demolition of her family home in 2015."

on February 25, 2019
Photo Essay: Christmas in Palestine 2018 Photo Essays
IMEU

Photo Essay: Christmas in Palestine 2018

In photos: Palestinians from Bethlehem to Nazareth participate in Christmas celebrations despite Israel's continuous efforts to erase Palestinian traditions and Palestinian Christian lives.

on December 20, 2018
Palestinian Self-Home Demolitions: ‘A New Level Of Depravity’ Op-Eds & Analysis
Ibrahim Husseini, Al-Jazeera

Palestinian Self-Home Demolitions: ‘A New Level Of Depravity’

Murad and Johar Hashimeh spent most of Friday removing all the furniture, clothes and other belongings from a room of their modest home in East Jerusalem's Wadi Qadoum neighbourhood.

on December 12, 2018
I Helped Start the Gaza Protests. I Don’t Regret It. Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahmed Abu Ratima, New York Times

I Helped Start the Gaza Protests. I Don’t Regret It.

The seed that grew into Gaza’s Great Return March was planted Dec. 9, just a few days after President Trump announced he would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Palestinians long have held onto the dream of Jerusalem as our own capital, or at least as a shared capital in a country that offers equal rights to everyone.

on May 14, 2018
In Opening Its Embassy in Jerusalem, the US Has Slammed the Door on the Peace Process Op-Eds & Analysis
Mustafa Barghouti, The Nation

In Opening Its Embassy in Jerusalem, the US Has Slammed the Door on the Peace Process

Today, amid great official fanfare, the Trump administration will move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the city where I was born, began my medical career, and which, like millions of other Palestinians, I am barred from entering today.

on May 14, 2018
U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Draws Criticism From Palestine News Roundup
David Keyes, MSNBC

U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Draws Criticism From Palestine

Diana Buttu, former spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization, says Jerusalem is not recognized by most of the world because Israel acquired the land by force. When the U.S. did this by moving its embassy there, it gave the “green light” for Israel to expand controversial settlements.

on May 13, 2018
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