Fact Sheets

Misperceptions on the Crisis in Palestine-Israel
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Misperceptions on the Crisis in Palestine-Israel

In light of the ongoing protests and violence in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet on common misperceptions on the crisis.

on October 20, 2015
Fact Check: Netanyahu’s 2015 UNGA Address
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Fact Check: Netanyahu’s 2015 UNGA Address

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu having addressed the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, October 1, 2015, the IMEU offers the following fact check on claims made in his speech.

on October 1, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution
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Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution

For more than two decades, Benjamin Netanyahu has played a central role in the failure of the US-sponsored Oslo negotiations process and the two-state solution that it’s predicated on. As he boasted to a group of Israeli settlers in a candid moment caught on video in 2001 following his first term as prime minister (1996-1999): "I de facto put an end to the Oslo Accords.”

on October 1, 2015
From Oslo to Apartheid
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From Oslo to Apartheid

In 1993, Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization signed the first of a series of agreements known as the Oslo Accords. Today, more than two decades after it began, many Palestinians consider the Oslo “peace process” a disaster. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on the aftermath of the Oslo Accords.

on September 29, 2015
Israel and the Atomic Bomb
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Israel and the Atomic Bomb

Israel is currently the only country in the Middle East that possesses nuclear weapons, with an arsenal estimated at 60-400 warheads. With President Obama scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly on Monday about the Iranian nuclear agreement, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet on Israel’s nuclear program.

on September 25, 2015
Misperceptions Regarding Tensions Over the Noble Sanctuary
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Misperceptions Regarding Tensions Over the Noble Sanctuary

For context on the ongoing unrest surrounding the Noble Sanctuary mosque complex in occupied East Jerusalem, known as the Temple Mount to Jews, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet.

on September 15, 2015
Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later
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Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later

In the summer of 2005, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon withdrew Israel's army and approximately 8,000 Jewish settlers from the interior of the occupied Gaza Strip after concluding that maintaining Israel's settlement enterprise there wasn't worth the cost. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on how this plan has affected Palestinians in Gaza and beyond ten years later.

on August 18, 2015
When Israeli Settlers Attack: A History of Impunity and Incitement
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When Israeli Settlers Attack: A History of Impunity and Incitement

Following the arson attack by Israeli settlers resulting in the death of 18-month-old toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha and critical injury of his parents and four-year-old brother in the West Bank, the IMEU offers this fact sheet about settler violence and incitement by Israeli leaders and officials.

on July 31, 2015
The 2014 Israeli Attack on Gaza (“Operation Protective Edge”) One Year Later
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The 2014 Israeli Attack on Gaza (“Operation Protective Edge”) One Year Later

On the anniversary of the start of Israel’s assault on occupied and besieged Gaza in the summer of 2014, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet providing a summary of the results of the attack, reconstruction efforts, and the state of Gaza today.

on July 8, 2015