Tagged: Settlements

Israel Reacts With Anger to Airbnb Removing Rental Listings in West Bank Settlements News Roundup
Noa Tarnopolsky, Los Angeles Times

Israel Reacts With Anger to Airbnb Removing Rental Listings in West Bank Settlements

Israel has reacted with anger to Airbnb’s announcement that it will drop rental listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

about 1 week ago
Airbnb To Remove Listings in Israel’s West Bank Settlements News Roundup
Dan Williams, Reuters

Airbnb To Remove Listings in Israel’s West Bank Settlements

Home-renting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a “wretched capitulation” to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace.

about 1 week ago
Airbnb Just Deactivated Listings In Israeli Settlements In The West Bank And Israel Says Hosts Shoul News Roundup
Caroline O'Donovan, Buzzfeed

Airbnb Just Deactivated Listings In Israeli Settlements In The West Bank And Israel Says Hosts Shoul

After years of protest, Airbnb is pulling out of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and Israel’s tourism minister is encouraging hosts to sue.

about 1 week ago
Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website News Roundup
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website

Airbnb has said it will remove from its website all properties in Israeli settlements built on the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, after years of accusations that the company was benefitting from rentals in the illegal outposts.

about 1 week ago
Airbnb To Remove Listings From Illegal Israeli Settlements News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Airbnb To Remove Listings From Illegal Israeli Settlements

About 200 listings for houses in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank will be removed in the coming days.

about 1 week ago
On Sunday I Will Watch Israel Destroy My Home Op-Eds & Analysis
Eid Khamis, Forward

On Sunday I Will Watch Israel Destroy My Home

As I write these words, I await Israel’s destruction of the only home and community that I have known in my 52 years of life. The 180 residents of my West Bank village, Khan al-Ahmar — men, women and children — will soon be forcibly removed from our land in order to expand Israel’s illegal settlements.

on September 17, 2018
A Palestinian Bedouin Village Braces for Forcible Transfer as Israel Seeks to Split the West Bank Op-Eds & Analysis
Alice Speri, The Intercept

A Palestinian Bedouin Village Braces for Forcible Transfer as Israel Seeks to Split the West Bank

Rayyah has lived in Khan al-Ahmar all of her 47 years. She raised nine children there, and 24 grandchildren; one more is on the way.

on August 15, 2018
Israel Passes Controversial ‘Jewish Nation-State’ Law News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Israel Passes Controversial ‘Jewish Nation-State’ Law

Israel's parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it will lead to blatant discrimination against its Palestinian citizens.

on July 19, 2018
The ‘Ultimate Deal’? For Israel, Maybe. We Palestinians Will Never Accept It. Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanan Ashrawi, The Guardian

The ‘Ultimate Deal’? For Israel, Maybe. We Palestinians Will Never Accept It.

The “ultimate deal” suffers from multiple fatal flaws and misconceptions that several successive US administrations have repeatedly failed to recognise. The spirit of the Palestinian people cannot be broken or brought into submission; nor will we ever succumb to external pressure and blackmail.

on July 19, 2018
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