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Military Orders

Alarming demolition orders in Nazlat ‘Isa Village

  As part of the Israeli harsh tactics implemented on Palestinians as a form of collective punishment and humiliation. The Israeli bulldozers backed with forces staged this morning into the

Military Orders

Military orders to demolish 72 commercial shops and houses in East Barta’a

  The village of Barta'a is located to the north of Jenin district in the West Bank. After the war that broke out between the Arab countries and the Jews

New Israeli Settlements

Plan for five new Settlements in Rimal Haloutza near the Egyptian borders…!

    The Israeli government is having a plan to construct 5 new settlements in Rimal Halutza (Khalutsa sands) located near the Egyptian borders to the south of Gaza Strip

Confiscation

Israeli Land slays of Wadi Fukin

    Wadi Fukin is a small village located to the west of Bethlehem district with a population of about 1200 people. The village is surrounded by agricultural lands cultivated

Demolition

New Year’s Eve In Bethlehem … !

  The continued Israeli pressure on Palestinian districts and the heightened activities in the West Bank reflect Israel's strategy of seizing and deteriorating the initiative in its conflict with the

Reports

Monitoring Israeli Colonization activities in the West Bank and Gaza

    January 2002-December 2002 1. Introduction 'Monitoring Israeli Colonization Activities' is a project that was funded by the Commission of the European Communities during February 2000 and until February

Bypass Roads

Bethlehem Christmas Eve..!

  On the 24th of December 2002, at Christmas Eve, Israel continues its policy of violating the Palestinian land. In the early morning of this special day the Israeli Bulldozers

Settlement Expansion

Gilo’s plan of Expansion: 260 new housing units …!

In the year 1970 the Israeli government confiscated 2,700 dunums from Beit Jala town, Beit Safafa, and Sharafat villages located at the northern side of Bethlehem District. The majority of

Closure

Collective punishment to Bethlehem citizens…!

    For the sixth time since the beginning of the Al-Aqsa Intifada, the Israeli occupation forces re-occupied all parts of the Palestinian National Authority area in Bethlehem district on

Settlement Expansion

The Israeli budget: a pocket money for the settlements in West Bank and Gaza strip ?!

The Israeli government is devoting NIS 1.9 billion  from its budget for the settlements in the occupied territories of West Bank and Gaza strip for the year 2003. This budget is

Reports

Christmas Newsletter from ARIJ

2002 was a very hard year for the Palestinian people and its institutions by and large, and ARIJ was no exception. During this year, Bethlehem governorate was subjected to six

Reports

Christmas Newsletter from ARIJ

 Click to see ' The Xmas Olive Tree Card ' …!  2002 was a very hard year for the Palestinian people and its institutions by and large, and ARIJ was

Separation Plans

Flash news about the Apartheid Wall

The Israeli government started recently to construct the Apartheid wall around Jerusalem, which will be 22 Km in length. The wall will separate physically the city of Jerusalem with its

Separation Plans

Effects of the Separation Wall

Qalqiliya district at a glance: Qalqiliya district is located to the northwest of the West Bank, and is situated about 12 km from the Mediterranean coast, on the border between

Demolition

Thanksgiving in Bethlehem

For the sixth time since the beginning of the current uprising Intifada, the Israeli occupation forces carried out a widespread military incursion into all parts of the Palestinian autonomous area

Closure

Israeli military Iron Fist squeezes Bethlehem

Bethlehem district is living under apartheid and strangulation as many other Palestinian cities in the West Bank because of the surrounding settlements, bypass roads and checkpoints. The district has been

Separation Plans

The Apartheid Wall Campaign

Preface Report # 1 of the Apartheid Wall Campaign is a general look -an introduction- to the Apartheid Wall itself and the Apartheid Wall Campaign, and includes information on the

Israeli Plans

A concrete arrow in the heart of Hebron city.

Since September 28,2000, Hebron City has been totally blockaded; all the entrances have been closed by concrete blocks and checkpoints that completely isolated area H1 (Municipal area transferred to Palestinian

Agriculture

Effects of the Segregation Wall …

    Qalqiliya district at a glance: Qalqiliya district is located to the northwest of the West Bank, and is situated about 12 km from the Mediterranean coast, on the

Bypass Roads

The continuous Israeli policy of house demolition in Jerusalem city … “The Ring Road Project”

    Since the break out of the current Intifada in September 2000, the Israeli Government has increased its vicious attack on Palestinian properties to demolish more houses and confiscate

Agriculture

Israeli Army Uproots olive trees In Taqu’, Bethlehem

  Type of violation: uprooting of fruitful olive trees.Perpetrator: Israeli army bulldozers. Date of violation: Sunday Oct. 10th, 2002, at 10 MP.Pretext: The discovery of strange object amongst trees. Location:

New Israeli Settlements

Israel’s Latest Colonization Activities: 24 new settlements and 113 new outposts in the west Bank

By analyzing the satellite images through the help of the Geographic information System unit (GIS), ARIJ revealed that during the last year 2001-2002 there has been 24 newly constructed settlements,

Checkpoints

Israel Blocks The Roads At The Main Entrance Of Bethlehem City Near ARIJ

On the 15th of October 2002 at 1:30 pm the Israeli bulldozers under the protection of Israeli occupation forces started to block the roads at the northern entrance of Bethlehem

Military Orders

Israel intends to demolish the Orthodox housing Complex in Beit Sahour

Beit Sahour is a Palestinian city located 6 km to the east of Bethlehem City with a total population of 11,000 inhabitants. The population consists of Christians and Moslems, living

Separation Plans

Israeli actions to annex Bethlehem’s Rachel Tomb to Israel

Historical Background: The Tomb of Rachel, which is located at the northern part of Bethlehem, is considered to be a holy pilgrimage place for Christians, Moslems and as well as