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Settlement Expansion

Expanding the settlement of Susya

    Situated south of the Palestinian  village of Yatta and east  of Es Samu', the colony of Susya is one of several colonies lying in the southern  edge of

Settlement Expansion

The Encirclement Of Nahalin Village

    The Palestinian village of Nahalin  is 20 kilometers southwest  of Bethlehem city {Figure 1}, with a population of 5,000. The original area  of the village was 12,000 dunums,

Bypass Roads

Sacrilege in the Bethlehem District Villages of Artas and El Walajeh

    The State of Israel reached a new low recently through a series of demolitions of Palestinian holy sites. These acts of sacrilege occurred in the Bethlehem District, an


Ongoing Violation of the Wye Agreement

        El Walajeh, a Palestinian village located 10 kilometers southeast of Jerusalem is surrounded by the Jewish colonies of Gilo and Har Gilo (Figure 1).    Figure

Israeli Plans

Reactivating E-1 Plan of Maale Adumim Settlement

    Maale Adumim, located east of the extended boundaries of East Jerusalem, is one of the largest colonies in the West Bank (Figure 1). Maale Adumim was established in

Settlement Expansion

Strangulation of El Janiya village

    El Janiya village is one of the rural communities in Palestine spreading over 25,000 dunums of land. It is located west of Ramallah city with a population of

Daily Report

ARIJ Daily Report – Tue, 01/03/2012

    Throughout the years of occupation of the Palestinian territory, Israel has engaged in excessive and disproportionate violations of every existing humanitarian code and routinely employed its efforts to


Intermediary Report for the “Monitoring Israeli Colonizing Activities” Project

  This report highlights the events concerning colonizing activities  in the West Bank and Gaza that occurred between the months of September and November.  The report describes and evaluates those


Israeli Army Demolishes Two Palestinian Houses at the end of 1998 !

    On 28 December 1998, Israeli soldiers entered the Palestinian village of Kufer Haris, forcefully removed the residents of two houses, and demolished their houses with bulldozers (Figure 1).


Redeployment Map After The First Stage of Wye Memorandum

  After the marathon of Wye meetings, the American administration was able to accomplish the Wye memorandum, which was signed by the Israeli and Palestinian leadership in the presence of


Land Confiscation in the Community of Surif – Expansion of the Green Line

  Surif is a small village in the north-western section of the Hebron District. It is located very close to the West Bank border with Israel, known as the 'Green

Settlement Expansion

Israeli Unilateral Actions since the Signing of the Wye River Agreement

    Since the signing of the Wye River Memorandum on 23 October 1998, the Israeli government has allowed the construction and expansion of new and existing Jewish settlements and


Accelerated House Demolition Campaign in Hebron District

  Since 1967, most of the Palestinian communities have been subjected to a continuous wave of aggression by the Israeli occupying authority. On 19 August 1998, the Israeli authorities demolished

Israeli Plans

Palestinian Jerusalemites are Threatened to lose their ID’s under New Israeli Regulations

    Making the Jewish population a majority of 76% of Jerusalem's population in contrast to 24% for the Palestinians is a strategic target for the State of Israel which


Israel Apathy to International Environmental Laws
Save the Palestinian Environment from Israel’s “Toxic Jaws”

    Introduction The Palestinian environment and its natural resources have been under human pressure since the Israeli occupation of 1967. The division of the West Bank into areas A,


The Fragmentation of Salfit

  Salfit is a province located 15 miles southeast of Nablus, in the West Bank (Figure 1). It encompasses 28,000 hectares and has a population of 50,000. Seventeen Israeli colonies

Settlement Expansion

Expanding Jewish Presence in The Old City of Jerusalem

    Introduction The many proposals put forward over the years for the solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict -with the Palestine question at its core- have all recognized the need


Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Jewish Industries in the West Bank

    Introduction: Industrial pollution is considered one of the major issues in environmental protection. Industries contribute to the pollution of the environment, especially in the absence of regulations that


Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine
Yatta as a Case Study !!!

    Yatta is one of the largest rural cities in Palestine, with a population of approximately 30,000. It is located in the Hebron Hills, 10 km south of Hebron


The Expropriation of Jalud’s Lands
Towards the Buntustanization of the West Bank

  Jalud is a small Palestinian agricultural village spreading over an area of 4,000 acres. It is located 16 miles from the Palestinian city of Nablus (Figure 1). Since 1967,


Behind the Policy of House Demolition: Why Here and Now?

  The demolition of Palestinian houses by Israel has reached an unprecedented level. Between 1992 and 1995 approximately 539 Palestinian houses were demolished in the West Bank. According to the


The Village of Beit Marsam
A Case of House Demolition and Alteration of the Green Line

    Beit Marsam is a small village located in the southern part of the Hebron district, less than half a kilometer east of the West Bank border with Israel,

New Israeli Settlements

New Israeli colony east of Yatta in the West Bank

    Yatta is one of the major rural communities in Palestine, with a population of approximately 30,000. It is also surrounded by several small communities which depend mainly on

Eviction of Palestinians

Eviction of the Inhabitants of Froush Beit Dajan

    Froush Beit Dajan is a rural area located east of Nablus in the agricultural Fari'a region (Figure 1). The inhabitants of Froush Beit Dajan are mostly semi-Bedouins who

Bypass Roads

The Circling of East Jerusalem – Roads 45 and 5

    In continuation with its plans to separate Jerusalem from the remainder of the West Bank, Israel has begun to implement a new project aimed at constructing a ring