Fact Sheets

Israel’s Theft & Destruction of Palestinian Land & Homes
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Israel’s Theft & Destruction of Palestinian Land & Homes

As Israel’s military rule over Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza marks 50 years this week, the IMEU offers the following quick facts on Israel’s theft and destruction of Palestinian land and homes.

on June 5, 2017
50 Years of Israeli Military Rule: Settlements & Settlers
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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
50 Years of Israeli Military Rule
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50 Years of Israeli Military Rule

Since militarily occupying the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza, during the June 1967 War, Israel has destroyed more than 48,000 Palestinian homes and other structures, imprisoned more than 800,000 Palestinians using a military court system that human rights organizations have condemned, and built approximately 125 official settlements on occupied Palestinian land in violation of international law.

on May 31, 2017
The Legal Status of Jerusalem
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The Legal Status of Jerusalem

Under international law, East Jerusalem (including the Old City and its holy sites) are not legally part of Israel. Since Israel's establishment in 1948, the US and international community have refused to recognize the sovereignty of any country to any part of Jerusalem in the absence of a permanent Arab-Israeli peace agreement.

on May 17, 2017
David Friedman, Ambassador for Apartheid
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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
POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid
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POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid

Prior to the conference on Israeli-Palestinian peace being convened by the French government in Paris on Sunday and the principles of a two-state framework recently laid out in a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry, the IMEU offers the following policy brief.

on January 11, 2017
Quick Facts: Shimon Peres
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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
Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid
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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
Background on McGraw-Hill Censorship of Palestinian Loss of Land Map
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Background on McGraw-Hill Censorship of Palestinian Loss of Land Map

Earlier in March 2016 textbook publishing company McGraw-Hill destroyed all copies of its political science book, "Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World", following criticism of a map the book contained depicting Palestinian loss of land. The IMEU offers background on the censorship of the map in question.

on March 15, 2016