Tagged: Land Confiscation

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule, 70 Years of Palestinian Dispossession Fact Sheets
IMEU

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule, 70 Years of Palestinian Dispossession

The policies of discrimination and displacement that Israel has implemented against Palestinians in the lands it has military occupied since the 1967 war are part of a larger program of dispossession of Palestinians dating to Israel’s establishment in 1948 and encompassing Palestinians citizens of Israel as well.

on June 8, 2017
#Marking50 Series: Ibrahim Videos
IMEU

#Marking50 Series: Ibrahim

“It was the worst scene ever when we were pushed out [by Zionist forces]. Only God knows how much I cried.” A Nakba survivor, 86-year-old Ibrahim lived through displacement in 1948 and has endured 50 years of Israeli occupation.

on June 6, 2017
Israel Closes Palestinian Land Mapping Office in Jerusalem News Roundup
MEMO Staff

Israel Closes Palestinian Land Mapping Office in Jerusalem

Israel today closed a Palestinian office which maps and monitors the transfer of Palestinian land to Israelis, ransacking it and detaining its director, the official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported.

on March 14, 2017
Sanctioning Land Expropriation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory Op-Eds & Analysis
Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights

Sanctioning Land Expropriation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

On 6 February 2017, the Israeli Knesset (legislature) passed a law permitting the expropriation of housing built on private Palestinian land in the Occupied Territories. Under the legislation, referred to herein as the ‘Expropriation Law’ (but also described as the ‘Regularisation Law’ or simply the ‘Theft Law’) Palestinians from whom land was taken would have no right to claim it back ‘until there is a diplomatic resolution of the status of the territories.’

on March 3, 2017
Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http

Home demolitions in East Jerusalem have risen dramatically since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. A source at city hall confirmed that since the changing of U.S. administrations, government restrictions have been lifted and the Jerusalem municipality...

on February 21, 2017
Israeli Guard: ‘Go From This Land or I Will Kill You’ News Roundup
Emily Mudler, Al Jazeera

Israeli Guard: ‘Go From This Land or I Will Kill You’

The olive harvest has come and gone in the occupied West Bank village of Burin, where Palestinian farmer Nimer Tirawi says he has carried out last-ditch efforts to prevent an Israeli guard from the neighbouring Yitzhar settlement...

on December 26, 2016
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
A Pogrom Shakes a Palestinian Village Strangled by Israeli Settlements News Roundup
Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz

A Pogrom Shakes a Palestinian Village Strangled by Israeli Settlements

It was a pogrom. The survivors are five congenial Palestinian farmers who speak broken Hebrew and work in construction in Israel, with valid entry permits. On weekends they cultivate what is left of their lands, most of which were plundered...

on November 11, 2016
Amnesty International Urges President Obama To End Military Aid To Israel Over Human Rights Abuses Op-Eds & Analysis
David Palumbo-Liu, Huffington Post

Amnesty International Urges President Obama To End Military Aid To Israel Over Human Rights Abuses

Recently, Amnesty International USA sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking that he use the power of his office to address three key issues in international human rights abuses before he leaves the White House in January.

on October 31, 2016
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