Tagged: Settlements

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.

about 1 week ago
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
Palestine: 2018 in Review Fact Sheets
IMEU

Palestine: 2018 in Review

The IMEU offers an overview of notable events and facts and figures in Palestine over the course of 2018, including important political developments and statistics on casualties, home demolitions, and the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements. Photo: Mohammed Talatene / AP Images.

on January 3, 2019
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.

on December 3, 2018
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.

on December 3, 2018
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