Tagged: Jordan Valley

More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows

Between 2005 and 2018, over 90% of evacuation orders issued by Israel’s military authority for the occupied West Bank were given to Palestinians.

about 4 days ago
Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters News & Analysis
Middle East Eye

Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters

Part of Israel's annexation plan is taking over the Jordan Valley. Why? Because the area is "rich in minerals and agricultural soil and is a highly strategic area..." Israel is depriving Palestinians of their right to the resources on their land.

about 1 week ago
Israeli group plan Burning Man-like event in occupied West Bank News & Analysis
Oliver Holmes and Quique Kierszenbaum, the Guardian

Israeli group plan Burning Man-like event in occupied West Bank

The Israeli military approved a Burning Man-type event to be held on occupied Palestinian land in the Jordan Valley. This is the land Netanyahu vowed to annex. Should the festival take place, Palestinians living on the land would be barred from attending.

on February 17, 2020
Blue and White’s Ya’alon: under Gantz, Jordan Valley will be Israel’s forever News & Analysis
Middle East Monitor

Blue and White’s Ya’alon: under Gantz, Jordan Valley will be Israel’s forever

All the major candidates vying for power in the third round of Israeli elections set for early March are committed to annexing Palestinian land in the West Bank.

on January 21, 2020
Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy Op-Eds & Analysis
Democracy Now

Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing worldwide condemnation for vowing to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank if he wins next week’s snap election.

on September 20, 2019
The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, The Nation

The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly

While Netanyahu’s talk of annexing parts of the West Bank caused a flurry, the reality is that few parties would oppose it.

on September 20, 2019
‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans Op-Eds & Analysis
Dalia Hatuqa, TIME

‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans

As the days went on, Palestinians saw how much Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to secure an electoral victory, including vowing to annex West Bank settlements.

on September 20, 2019
‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Op-Eds & Analysis
Adel Abu Nimeh, Reuters

‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge

Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up.

on September 20, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex a massive part of the West Bank, explained News & Analysis
Zack Beauchamp, Vox

Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex a massive part of the West Bank, explained

In a high-profile speech on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to annex a part of the West Bank called the Jordan Valley if he wins Israel’s upcoming election on September 17.

on September 20, 2019
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