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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

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Israel destroys 23 houses in Jerusalem on one day

  Location: Shu'fat refugee camp, Jerusalem. Background to the camp: Established in 1966 over an area of 203 dunums from Shu'fat land. 3200 people lived in the camp once it

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House demolition in Rafah- Gaza

  On Monday, 9/7/2001, the Israeli occupation forces entered Block 5 which is located near Salah Eddin gate on the Egyptian- Palestinian borders and demolished 19 houses without previous warning

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Sharon’s Demolition Campaign in Shu’fat camp

  Since Ariel Sharon's return from his trip to Washington in early July, Israeli authorities have mounted an intense campaign of house demolitions near Hebron in the West Bank and

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The Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses in Jerusalem is an escalating settler and apartheid policy

    33 years after the occupation of Jerusalem, the Israelis continue their demolition and closure campaigns against Palestinian homes. This policy comes in the context of ethnic cleansing being

Settlers Attacks

Colonialist Activities … Burning of crops and trees

    Governorate: Nablus. Village: Al- Sawyyeh. Name of settlement: Eli   Background to the settlement: Established in the 1984 on land seized from the villages of Al- Sawyyeh, Luban

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Wadi Qadum/ Jerusalem … Israeli bulldozers demolish a house inhabited by two brotehrs families

    Name of victim: Samieh  and Faraj Mohammed Sh'aban Hirbawi. Location: Wadi Qadum/ Jerusalem. Area in m2: 270  Date of demolition: 11.6.2001 Number of family members: 15, including 11

Israeli Violations

Residents of Husan Face the Increased Militarization of their village

    Just three kilometers west of Bethlehem, near the 1949 Armistice line (green line), lies the Palestinian village of Husan; see map.  The people of Husan live with the

Settlers Attacks

Beit Furik- Nablus … People and land under continuous attack by Israeli colonists

  Name of victim: Beit Furik village/ Nablus governorate. Location: 9 km to the south east of the city of Nablus. Type of violation: erection of caravans ( ready made

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A report on house demolition in Jerusalem district

    The Israeli occupation authorities performed the following demolition operations in Jerusalem during the period from Jan. 1st, 2001 until May 31st, 2001: 24 demolitions under the pretext of

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Israeli Aggression Impinges On Animals Too

  It is already well known that Israeli occupational forces consistently violate human rights in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. But apparently they have little respect for animal

Agriculture

They Cut Trees, Don’t They? 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 – 28/2/2001 created numerous obstacles, which have further complicated and aggravated

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The Heavy Bombardment of Bethlehem City

    Since the beginning of Al-Aqsa Intifada (28th of September 2000), Israel has escalated military actions against Palestinian civilians in different areas of Palestine. Israel has commenced a policy

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Israeli Strategies Behind the recent Campaign of Land Confiscation and Property Destruction in the Gaza Strip

    Located on the Mediterranean Sea bordering Egypt and Israel, the Gaza Strip is home to about 1,087,000 Palestinians. The total area of the Strip is 363,800 dunums (363.8

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The Demolishing of Palestinian Wells in the Gaza Strip

    The Gaza Strip has long suffered from the scarcity of natural resource especially water and land. The residents of the Strip depend on rain and the water aquifer

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The Destruction of the Road between Ramallah and Birzeit

  During the night of March 7, the eve of Ariel Sharon's swearing in at the Knesset, the Israeli Military Forces destroyed the main and only remaining road between Ramallah

Settlers Attacks

The Difficulties for Umm Safa Village during the Intifada

Umm Safa is a Palestinian village located 9 km northwest of Ramllah city, between Birzeit and Bani Zied; see photo. The village is also known as Kafr Ishwa'. There are

Environment

Mines and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) in the West Bank

    Minefields in the West Bank In 1998, the US State department estimated that there were around 260,000 landmines in Israel and the occupied territories, these include landmines laid

Israeli Violations

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

  Prelude: The name ''Al Mawasi'' refers to the agriculturally fertile strip of land laying parallel to the Mediterranean Sea in Gaza. The 16-kilometer-long strip starts in the city of

Agriculture

Losses in the Agricultural Sector in Qalqiliya District

  The district of Qalqiliya lies in the northwest part of the West Bank, bordered in the west by the 1948 Armistice Line with Israel; see map1 . Most of the

Agriculture

The Agriculture Sector in Gaza Strip Faces the Fiercest Israeli Attacks During the Intifada

  Introduction: Since the inception of Intifadat Al Aqsa on the 29th of September 2000, the agriculture sector in the Gaza Strip has suffered a great number of attacks and

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Damages to Palestinian Buildings In Bethlehem

    Since mid-October, the Israel army has been shelling Beit Jala from tanks located in Gilo settlement and from attack helicopters. In the beginning, their shooting was in response to

Environment

Israel’s Double Standard Towards Environmental Protections Highlighted by the current situation …
Prepared by Dr. Mohmed Ghanayem, Nizar Qattosh & Beatrice Filkin

    Introduction Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories are environmentally unsustainable, incongruent with indigenous land use and are a source of regional conflict. Palestinian objection to the existence

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A Report on the Damages Which Resulted from the Vicious Military Israeli Bombardment for the Cities, Villages, Camps of Bethlehem District Till the 7th of November 2000

Since the 28th of September 2000, Israel has launched its systematic destructive military practices against the unarmed Palestinian population in different areas of Palestine. In order to estimate the property

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Israeli Violations In The North Of The West Bank- Palestine

1.11. 2000: Israeli army bulldozers started to bulldoze a nursery and agricultural land at the northern entrance to Qalqilieh City owned by Mr. AbdulLatif Nofel and Mr. Abder Qader Walail.