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The Growing Hardships of Traveling in the West Bank

  Zahi lives in Sa'ir, a town in Al Khalil (Hebron) district. He is a fieldworker for a human rights organization based in Ramallah. His job entails monitoring the human

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Agricultural Land confiscation Near Elazar Settlement

  Palestinians depend on agriculture as a major source of income. Palestinian farmers have always suffered from Israeli policies, particularly those whose lands are near Jewish settlements. The policy of

Israeli Plans

The Israeli Security Zones make up 45.25% of the West Bank Including 158 Israeli Settlements

    After further inquiry, field work investigation and map analysis, the Applied Research Institute- Jerusalem has succeeded to draw a map of Sharon's actual motive behind his security plan

Bypass Roads

Bethlehem District Under Apartheid

  1. Introduction: Bethlehem district has been a target of massive Israeli colonization activities due to Bethlehem's proximity from Jerusalem. Through confiscation of land and the construction of settlements, by

Agriculture

More Land Confiscated to build By-Pass Road in Za’tara

    Place: Ras Al-wad, Za'atra, Beit Shaour. Violation: Uprooting more than 500 olive and Almond trees Violator: Israeli Occupation Forces. Israeli bulldozers, accompanied by armed vehicles and Israeli border

Eviction of Palestinians

Dispossession and Displacement: a continued Israeli colonialist policy

  Introduction Once again, the Israeli juristic decisions led to the dismissal and displacement of nine Palestinian families from the homes they have been living in for more than 50

Demolition

House demolition campaign continues in Jerusalem … 5 Palestinian houses demolished in Beit Hanina and Shu’fat

    Introduction: During the last ten days of May, 2002, Israeli bulldozers demolished 5 Palestinian houses in the Palestinian neighborhoods of Beit Hanina and Shu'fat under the pretext of

Bypass Roads

An Israeli Fenced Military Road North Of Bethlehem District

  The Israeli government has continued to undermine the agreements it ratified by manipulating political power. Such is evidenced by Israel's adoption of creating facts on the ground policy that

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An Eyewitness Message from ARIJ

    On Friday 29 March, 2002 which coincided with Good Friday according to the Western calendar, the Israeli army started its fourth invasion of the Bethlehem district in less

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Devastation of Bethlehem District- Gallery one

                                        Prepared by: The Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem

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Devastations of Bethlehem district

For the third time since the beginning of the current political uprising (Al-Aqsa Intifada), the Israeli occupation forces carried out a widespread military incursion into parts of   the Palestinian

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The Devastation of Bethlehem- Gallery 3

  'Ayda Refugee camp         Prepared by: The Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem

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The Devastation of Bethlehem- Gallery 2

  Ad Duheisha refugee camp           Prepared by: The Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem

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The Devastation of Bethlehem

  Ad Duheisha refugee camp         Prepared by: The Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem

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Israeli F-16s Fired within Residential Area In Bethlehem

  'After they are beaten, we will be able to hold talks, and I want a peace deal', Ariel Sharon, Israeli Prime Minister, March2002 For nearly the entire period of the

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Devastations of Bethlehem district…

  For the third time since the beginning of the current political uprising (Al-Aqsa Intifada), the Israeli occupation forces carried out a widespread military incursion into parts of   the

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Al Mawasi Region in Gaza: The Reality of the Israeli War Against Land and Humans

    Under the slogan of ' LAND WITH NO PEOPLE', the Israeli occupation authorities continue to demolish Palestinian houses in West Bank and Gaza Strip under different pretexts. In

Agriculture

An Assessment of the Israeli Practices on the Palestinian Agricultural Sector

  Restrictive measures by the Israeli occupation authority against the Palestinian economy and especially during the period 29/9/2000 – 30/6/2001 created numerous obstacles, which have further complicated and aggravated an already

Military Orders

How Palestinians Pay The Price Of Israel’s Internal Power Politics

  Under the pretext of securing the Jewish settlements inside the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel is continuing its violation of all signed agreements. The interim agreement, article1, item

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The Jewish Municipality of occupied Jerusalem demolishes a housing unit in the old city and forces the owner to pay

   Background to the new violation Type of violation: demolition of a housing unit Type of construction: an addition to an old Palestinian house . The total area of the

New Israeli Settlements

Settlers’ Attempt To Immortalize Rechavam Ze’evy

  The ongoing expansion of Israeli settlements inside the Palestinian Territories has not stopped since Sharon came to power. The so-called settlement outposts are used by Sharon to re-assure his

Reports

Monitoring Israeli Colonization activities in the West Bank and Gaza (February 2000-February 2002)

    Contents   1.Introduction           2.Overview 2.1  The Geopolitical Background  2.2   Colonization Policy and Facts 2.3  Demographic Pattern of Israeli settlements 2.4 By-pass Roads 3.  Statistical Analysis of Israeli Violations

Reports

The Eighth Intermediary Report for the Monitoring Israeli Colonizing Activities Project

  November-January 2002 This report highlights the events concerning colonizing activities in the West Bank and Gaza that occurred between the months of November and January. The report describes and

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The Reoccupation of Civilian Population: The Case of Artas Village

  The ongoing violations committed by the Israeli Forces in the Palestinian controlled areas have reached a detrimental extent. On Tuesday, the 29th of January 2002, Israeli soldiers backed with

Closure

Israeli’s Restrictions on President Arafat

    Israeli restrictions imposed on President Arafat mobility has not only stopped him from attending Christmas midnight mass in Bethlehem but also revealed a clear Israeli plan to undermine