Tagged: Settler Violence

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule: Settlements & Settlers Fact Sheets
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50 Years of Israeli Military Rule: Settlements & Settlers

Today, there are approximately 650,000 settlers living on occupied Palestinian land in approximately 125 official settlements and more than 100 “outposts,” including approximately 300,000 in East Jerusalem and 350,000 in the rest of the West Bank.

on June 5, 2017
David Friedman, Ambassador for Apartheid Fact Sheets
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David Friedman, Ambassador for Apartheid

Friedman is a staunch supporter of Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land in violation of international law and nearly 50 years of official US policy. As head of American Friends of Beit El Institutions (AFBEI), Friedman has raised tens of millions of dollars for the hardline, religious-nationalist settlement of Beit El, built on privately-owned Palestinian land.

on March 8, 2017
What Are Israeli Settlements? Videos
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What Are Israeli Settlements?

Secretary of State John Kerry: "Nearly every country in the world, other than Israel, opposes settlements." But what are Israeli settlements, who are Israeli settlers, and how do they impact Palestinian lives?

on January 4, 2017
Israel Fires Raise Burning Questions About Occupation Op-Eds & Analysis
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Israel Fires Raise Burning Questions About Occupation

Is a fire started intentionally for political, or “nationalist,” motives worth more than an ordinary fire? Will the criteria for government compensation to Israeli citizens whose homes were damaged last week be set based on the source of the flames, creating a hierarchy of reparations and assistance?

on November 28, 2016
Sheikh Jarrah: When My Enemy Is My Neighbour News Roundup
Jaclynn Ashly, Al Jazeera

Sheikh Jarrah: When My Enemy Is My Neighbour

Occupied East Jerusalem - Outside the al-Kurd family home, a large fig tree shades the streets of the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood. When the family was evicted from the front part of their home by Israeli settlers in 2009...

on October 3, 2016
Quick Facts: Shimon Peres Fact Sheets
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Quick Facts: Shimon Peres

After the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, the IMEU offers the following facts on his life and career. Shimon Peres was born Szymon Perski in 1923 in Belarus, then part of Poland, before immigrating to Palestine, then under British Mandate, in 1934.

on September 28, 2016
Expert Q&A: On the Final Obama-Netanyahu Meeting Q&As
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Expert Q&A: On the Final Obama-Netanyahu Meeting

Following President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's final meeting at the White House, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Diana Buttu, Ramallah-based political analyst and former advisor to Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian negotiators.

on September 21, 2016
Israel Passes Law Allowing Imprisonment of East Jerusalem Palestinians Ages 14 and Under News Roundup
The Ma'an News Agency

Israel Passes Law Allowing Imprisonment of East Jerusalem Palestinians Ages 14 and Under

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, passed a bill into law on Wednesday permitting the imprisonment of children under the age of 14 if the child committed acts of "terrorism," according to a statement released by the Knesset...

on August 4, 2016
Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid Fact Sheets
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Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid

Dani Dayan, former head of the Yesha Council, which represents Israeli settlers living illegally on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank, began his tenure as Israel's Consul General to New York today. The controversial Dayan's appointment as Consul General follows the Brazilian government’s rejection last year of his appointment as ambassador to Brasilia.

on August 1, 2016
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