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Israeli Violations

Israeli Forces Storm Tel village In Nablus Governorate

Large numbers of Israeli forces supported by tanks, armored personnel carriers and war planes besieged the village of Tel south west of Nablus city and attacked it on November .11.2001


New Israeli aggression against Qalqilia

Introduction In the morning of October 20th , 2001, the inhabitants of the peaceful city of Qalqilia woke up amidst sounds of fire shootings and roaring of Israeli tanks which

Bypass Roads

A New Military Road Around Har Homa settlement – Update

  The Israeli plan continues to separate Jerusalem from its surrounding Palestinian communities Saturday 8th ,2001   The Israeli bulldozers have not stopped their digging job in spite of  all

Bypass Roads

A New Military Road Around Har Homa settlement

  Click for more detailed news… The Israeli Bulldozers did not stopped their digging job in spite of all calls. The political dimension of the Israeli voracious expansionist policies was

Israeli Violations

The Israeli Army Ravages Beit Rima

  Beit Rima is a Palestinian village lying 15 kilometers north west of Ramallah. The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics lists Beit Rima and the adjacent village of Deir Ghassana

Israeli Violations

The Palestinian town of Araba becomes under Israeli army attack

  Background to Araba town  The town of Araba is located at a hilly area 16 km to south of the city of Jenin and considers the center of surrounding


Jerusalem Jewish Municipality bulldozers demolish 8 housing units in the Palestinian Neighborhoods of Shu’fat and Beit Hanina

  The Jewish Municipality of occupied Jerusalem continues its racist policy against Palestinian existence in Jerusalem. In this regard, the Israeli occupation demolished  another 8 housing units in Shu'fat and

Israeli Violations

The Joke of the Israeli Withdrawal from Ramallah

In these days, it may be useful to recollect the joke about the rabbi and his advice to the bored poor man to bring a cow, a chicken etc.. to

Eviction of Palestinians

Israeli army and Jerusalem Jewish Municipality officials forcibly evacuate three Palestinian families and destroy their houses.

  Under the protection of hundreds of Israeli soldiers, bulldozers of Jerusalem Jewish Municipality destroyed 3 Palestinian houses in Wadi Qadum and Jabel Al- Mukaber quarters in the early hours


Tightening the Siege Around the Northern Districts

he unequivocal call to lift the closure and siege imposed on Palestinian towns and villages addressed by the U.S Secretary of State Colin Powell had no effects on the ground:


The Seventh 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 August and October. The report describes and evaluates those events


An Inventory of Israel’s aggression on Palestinian land during the first Year of the Palestinian Intifada

The ongoing Palestinian Intifada, which erupted after the provocative visit of the present Israeli Prime Minister Sharon to Al Haram Al Sharif in Jerusalem, has entered its second year. During

Israeli Violations

The Reoccupation of Parts in the West Bank

    While the whole world is busy with America's strike on terror, Palestinians in the West Bank have been experiencing all sorts of terror imposed and inflicted by the

Israeli Violations

The Reoccupation of Bethlehem …

    Since the president Arafat declaration of cease-fire about two weeks ago, Bethlehem district has experienced quite situation between Israelis and Palestinians. On Thursday, October 18, 2001 midnight, the

Military Orders

A New Military Order To Seize 300 Dunums of Al-Khader Village

  Al-Khader is a Palestinian village located 5 km to the south of Bethlehem City, populated with more than 6809 inhabitants. The total agricultural area of Al-Khader is 10,000 dunums


Tightening The Siege Around Jerusalem

Since 1992, the Israeli government has decided to implement its military plan to achieve complete annexation of Jerusalem from the West Bank. Tightening the siege around Jerusalem has been a

Bypass Roads

The Alternative Road From Bethlehem To Hebron: A lingering bereavement

  ''I always opposed and will always oppose collective punishment'' Minister of defense Benyamin Ben-Eliezer (Voice of Israel, March2001) Since the beginning of the Al-aqsa Intifada in September 2000, the

New Israeli Settlements

A New Industrial Zone to be established Near the Vicinity of Beit Ummar Village

    Colonization activity in the West Bank has not stopped, despite the Israeli government's claim about ''freezing of settlement activities''. Another 200 Dunums of Beit Ummar area has been

Settlers Attacks

Settlers Activities Case Study … Salim village land

  Location and population: The village of Salim is located 7 km to the east of Nablus city. Its population is estimated at 4000 inhabitants mostly work in agriculture. Type


Israel Unilateral steps to close 80,000 Dunums of Palestinian land In the West Bank

 While the entire world is busy in its efforts to combat terrorism, the Israeli government is exploiting the situation by further increasing its unilateral steps and creating facts on the

Israeli Violations

Harassment of ARIJ Staff … The case of Nasser Shoukeh

    Mr. Nasser Shoukeh joined the staff of the institute as a driver and in charge of maintenance since 10 June 2000. After a 3 months probationary period, he

Settlers Attacks

In a new fascist violation: Israeli settlers poison and slaughter Palestinian sheep

    Governorate: Nablus Village: Aqraba Type of violation: toxication of of sheep Perpetrator: Israeli settlers living in the settlement of Itimar which was built on land confiscated from the


Learning Under Shelling … The Start of the School Year in Beit Jala & ‘Ayda Refugee Camp

    The first day of September was the first day of the new school year in Beit Jala, a city near by Bethlehem. The streets are quiet at present.


The Israeli Occupation Forces Stormed Beit Haninah and Demolished 11 Palestinian Apartments

    Hundreds of armed Istraeli soldiers stormed Almuallimeen suburb at Alasqariyah quarter in Beit Hanina (Jerusalem).  They were divided into two groups to demolish two large building claiming that

Israeli Violations

Israeli Forces Re-Occupy Beit Jala

Under the guise of preventing sniper fire on Jewish (settlements), the Israeli forces stormed Beit Jala, Belthlehem, and Beit Sahour. The incursions started after heavy bombardment of those three adjacent