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Why Build a New Palestinian City Now?

The Bush administration has proposed the building of a new Palestinian city in the West Bank that would serve as a place to live for Palestinian workers in a new


Azzun’s village main entrance blocked

(photo1 : Azzun- Qalqiliya: cement blocks placed by the Israeli army at the village entrance on August 19th, 2007)     On August 19th, 2007, the Israeli occupation forces closed


Closing of all the local agricultural roads in Deir Al Ghusun town

The Israeli occupation army continue to close all the agricultural roads that link the town of Deir Al Ghusun with its agricultural land, on one hand, and with the only

Military Orders

New military road under construction in Kafr Qadum village

At the beginning of this month Israeli bulldozers started to open a new Military road at the length of 1904 m and width of 5 meters connecting between what so-called


Beit Iba checkpoint re-expanded and fortified despite Israeli words of “peace” and closure lifting

As part of tightening the grip over the West Bank the Israeli occupation army started few days ago to expand and fortify the Beit Iba military checkpoint at the north

Settlers Attacks

Israeli settlers prepare to establish an Outpost in Al Mazra’a Al Qibiliya village

On August 6, 2007, the Israeli settlers' unleashed their destruction mechanisms; several bulldozers to razed 500 dunums of Palestinian agricultural lands planted with Olive trees in Al Mazra'a Al Qibiliya

Separation Plans

It Will Take One More Year Because of Legal & Environmental Obstacles
” The Construction of the Israeli Apartheid Segregation Wall will be completed by 2010

THE SEGREGATION WALL IN THE WEST BANK The Israeli Segregation Wall is an Israeli project started as a security pretext to establish a barrier to stop Palestinian resistance from infiltrating


Gaza Strip: the Delusion of the Israeli Disengagement

Background:- Geographically, the Gaza Strip forms the westernmost part of the Palestinian territories, bordering Egypt on the south-west, Israel on the north and east, and on the west by the

Military Orders

Israeli Military Notifications to halt Construction of Palestinian Houses in Yasuf Village

On June 13, 2007, the Israeli Occupation Army distributed military orders to nine Palestinian families to halt construction of their houses in Yasuf village located northeast of Salfit city. The

Military Orders

New Israeli Military Order to Confiscate More Palestinian Lands in Beit Jala

On July 10, 2007, the Israeli Army distributed a new military order number (75/07/T) to the residents of Beit Jala (a satellite city of Bethlehem). The order states that 9.2

Military Orders

Once Again, Israel Stirs the Absentee Property Issue
” The Israeli Army Targets Bethlehem Governorate with Four New Military Orders “

On July 24, 2007, the Israeli Army handed Palestinian residents south of Bethlehem city four new military orders to residents of the Palestinian communities of Artas, Khalet Al Quten, Al

Settlers Attacks

Israeli Settlers Set Fire to Palestinian Agricultural Lands in the Village of Tequ’ in Bethlehem Governorate

On June 25, 2007, a group of Israeli settlers from Tekoa settlement south of Bethlehem city set fire to more than 300 dunums of Palestinian agricultural lands planted with Olive

Eviction of Palestinians

Al Hadidiya and Humsa citizens face third act of displacement at the hands of the Israeli occupation army

Last July the Israeli occupation authorities informed the villagers of Al Hadidiay and Humsa villages in Tubas governorate of the supreme court's decision to dismiss them out of the area


67 Palestinian houses demolished in half year in the occupied city of Jerusalem

( Photo 1: Sharafat- Jerusalem: The house of Mr. Abdul Kareem Masha'l under destruction) (Photo courtesy of Al- Quds newspaper)     As a continuation of the policy of displacement

Military Orders

New House Demolitions Threats in Qarawat Bani Hassan village

On July 30, 2007, the Israeli Army gave out six demolition notices to residents of Qarawat Bani Hassan village to halt construction works on their houses under the pretext of

Settlers Attacks

Al Khader village Epitomize Israeli belligerent acts against Palestinian communities

On May 27, 2007, a group of Israeli settlers from Efrat settlement located south of Al Khader village aggressed on 200 vine trees across tens of dunums of agricultural lands

Israeli Plans

Israel increases the security buffer zone around the Gaza Strip

On June 28, 2007, Israeli sources revealed that the Israeli Army would mark the security zone to 1.5 km width on the Palestinian side along Gaza’s northern and eastern borders.

Military Orders

Israeli army belittles and violates supreme court’s decision in south Hebron

For the second time in 7 months, the Israeli supreme court issued a binding order asking the Israeli army to dismantle the road barrier that was set up along bypass

Israeli Violations

محاولات المستعمرين للعودة الى حومش لم تتوقف

              (صورة رقم 1 : مستعمرون عائدون الى حومش ينظرون على قرية برقة المجاورة في اسفل التل)     نبذة عن مستعمرة حومش:   أقيمت في عام


The Effects of Israeli Factories on humans and environment in Tulkarem City

(Photo 1:Some of the Israeli factories near agricultural fields in Tulkarem)   In the year 1985 Israeli occupation authorities established the first factory west of the city of Tulkarem inside


المستعمرون الاسرائيليون يسرقون أشجار الزيتون ويزرعونها داخل المستعمرات

          أصبحت مستعمرتا شيلو وعيلي الجاثمتين على أراضي قرية قريوت والبؤر الاستيطانية الأخرى التابعة لهما مصدر إزعاج يومي لأهالي تلك القرية البالغ عددهم 2800 نسمة (مركز الإحصاء الفلسطيني).  فمنذ

Settlers Attacks

Olive tree stealing and re-plantation continues by Israeli colonists under official protection

On June 15, 2007, colonists of Ami Ad colonial post affiliated to Shilo and Ele colonies uprooted and stole 380 fruitful olive trees at the age of 50 years. 300


المصانع الإسرائيلية في مناطق غرب مدينة طولكرم و أثرها على الإنسان و البيئة الفلسطينية

         ( صورة رقم 1: بعض مصانع المنطقة الصناعية الإسرائيلية بالقرب من الحقول الزراعية في طولكرم)     محافظة طولكرم   باشرت سلطات الاحتلال الإسرائيلية في عام 1985


مكب النفايات بين بلدتي عزون وجيوس وأثره على صحة الإنسان والبيئة

         ( صورة رقم 1: صورة لمكب النفايات على الطريق العام بين قريتي عزون وجيوس بالقرب من خربة صير)   البداية   أقيم مكب النفايات عام 1980 على


The Israeli established garbage dumpsite between Azzun and Jayyus and its effect on humans and environment.

(Photo 1: the dump on the main road between Azzun and Jayyus))   The Beginning The garbage dumpsite was established in 1980 on a five-dunum piece of land owned by