Tagged: Separation Wall

Expert Q&A: On the Current Crisis in Jerusalem Q&As
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Expert Q&A: On the Current Crisis in Jerusalem

Political analyst Diana Buttu provides insight on the ongoing protests by Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem provoked by increased restrictions imposed on Muslims who want to worship at the Noble Sanctuary mosque complex, the third holiest site in Islam, by Israel's occupying army.

on July 27, 2017
The Legal Status of Jerusalem Fact Sheets
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The Legal Status of Jerusalem

Under international law, East Jerusalem (including the Old City and its holy sites) are not legally part of Israel. Since Israel's establishment in 1948, the US and international community have refused to recognize the sovereignty of any country to any part of Jerusalem in the absence of a permanent Arab-Israeli peace agreement.

on May 17, 2017
Trump & Netanyahu: Walls, Division & Land Theft Videos
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Trump & Netanyahu: Walls, Division & Land Theft

Both Trump and Netanyahu promote walls that steal land and cut families off from one another. As protesters chant, "From Palestine to Mexico, All the Walls Have Got to Go," check out our video and see how these walls impact millions of lives.

on February 14, 2017
Shocked by Donald Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’? Israel Has Had a Similar Policy for Decades News Roundup
Ben White, The Independent

Shocked by Donald Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’? Israel Has Had a Similar Policy for Decades

In US President Donald Trump’s first week in office, three policy issues dominated the headlines: his plans to build a wall on the Mexican border, the President’s support for torture, and his executive order targeting...

on January 30, 2017
Top Israeli Justices Face War Crimes Suit in Chile for Authorizing West Bank Wall News Roundup
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Top Israeli Justices Face War Crimes Suit in Chile for Authorizing West Bank Wall

A war crimes suit was filed in Chile against three Israeli Supreme Court justices for authorizing the construction of the West Bank separation barrier in the Bethlehem area, Palestinian sources involved in the lawsuit told Haaretz. The lawsuit, which also alleges crimes against humanity, was filed in Santiago on Monday and was joined by a number of Chilean lawmakers from left, right and centrist parties.

on November 29, 2016
Running Through Conflict: The Palestine Marathon Op-Eds & Analysis
Gill Bland, The Gaurdian

Running Through Conflict: The Palestine Marathon

“It was amazing!” Anyone who knows a marathon runner has heard those words, or something similar, from an adrenaline-fuelled finisher on their post-race high. But this runner’s passion and excitement was fuelled by a very different reason. For my friend Miriam, the Palestine Marathon was not about time or even about being able to say she had run a marathon.

on April 5, 2016
Israel’s Wall: Security or Apartheid? Videos
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Israel’s Wall: Security or Apartheid?

Israel says it built the separation wall for security reasons to keep Palestinians from the occupied West Bank out of Israel. So why does 85% of the wall run inside the West Bank, rather than on the border with Israel? And how has it affected Palestinian communities?

on December 17, 2015
Netanyahu’s Transfer Initiative: Nothing New, Just a Step Up Op-Eds & Analysis
Hagai El-Ad, B'Tselem/+972 Magazine

Netanyahu’s Transfer Initiative: Nothing New, Just a Step Up

The latest proposed experiment to emerge from the Prime Minister’s Office – revoking the residency of Palestinians who live in the areas of Jerusalem that Israel abandoned east of the Separation Barrier – is, of course, disgraceful. The idea, which has since been denied, exemplifies an instrumental approach to people based on racist demographic considerations, using revocation of residency to maximize territorial control while minimizing the presence of Palestinians in that territory, and entails various forms of human rights violations.

on October 29, 2015
How Israel Keeps Palestinians Off a Third of All West Bank Land News Roundup
Amos Harel, Haaretz

How Israel Keeps Palestinians Off a Third of All West Bank Land

Once in a while, the question of the occupation still creates headlines in Israel. A young Palestinian woman, modestly robed from head to toe, is shot and killed by a soldier at a Hebron checkpoint because she may have been carrying a knife (the photos from the Palestinian side show one story; the Israel Defense Forces spokesman tells a different one); yet another Jewish settlement is being built in East or North Jerusalem, to a chorus of condemnation from the world.

on September 25, 2015
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