Tagged: Settlements

‘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
U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank News & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger, The New York Times

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank

Israel has a right to annex at least some, but “unlikely all,” of the West Bank, the United States ambassador, David M. Friedman, said in an interview, opening the door to American acceptance of what would be an enormously provocative act.

on June 11, 2019
Opinion: My Palestinian Family’s Land Was Stolen. Then It Showed Up On Airbnb. Op-Eds & Analysis
Ziad Alwan, Buzzfeed

Opinion: My Palestinian Family’s Land Was Stolen. Then It Showed Up On Airbnb.

"My children and I should be able to farm our land like my father did. Instead, Israeli settlers run a bed and breakfast on it."

on April 3, 2019
In a First, Palestinians Challenge Israel’s Settlement Enterprise—in a US Court News & Analysis
Mairav Zonszein, The Nation

In a First, Palestinians Challenge Israel’s Settlement Enterprise—in a US Court

The challenge comes in response to a case filed by Israeli settlers against Airbnb.

on March 21, 2019
A Lawsuit Could Expose U.S. Organizations’ Involvement in West Bank Settlements Op-Eds & Analysis
Zaha Hassan, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

A Lawsuit Could Expose U.S. Organizations’ Involvement in West Bank Settlements

U.S. judges recently accepted an appeal that clears the way for the courts to hear claims against tax-exempt American organizations and prominent donors involved in Israeli settlements.

on February 28, 2019
Verizon. Pfizer. Bank of America. U.S. Corporations Are Funding Israeli Settlements. Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, In These Times

Verizon. Pfizer. Bank of America. U.S. Corporations Are Funding Israeli Settlements.

Tax records show that the foundations of well-known corporations are funding settlements that are considered illegal under international law.

on February 25, 2019
The Harsh Logic of Palestinian Dispossession Op-Eds & Analysis
David Palumbo-Liu, Jacobin

The Harsh Logic of Palestinian Dispossession

Israel’s illegal settlement construction has devastated Palestinians for years. But Israel is now going a step further: requiring Palestinians to destroy their homes themselves, or face prison time.

on January 6, 2019
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