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Land Confiscation in the Community of Surif – Expansion of the Green Line

  Surif is a small village in the north-western section of the Hebron District. It is located very close to the West Bank border with Israel, known as the 'Green


Accelerated House Demolition Campaign in Hebron District

  Since 1967, most of the Palestinian communities have been subjected to a continuous wave of aggression by the Israeli occupying authority. On 19 August 1998, the Israeli authorities demolished


Israel Apathy to International Environmental Laws
Save the Palestinian Environment from Israel’s “Toxic Jaws”

    Introduction The Palestinian environment and its natural resources have been under human pressure since the Israeli occupation of 1967. The division of the West Bank into areas A,


The Fragmentation of Salfit

  Salfit is a province located 15 miles southeast of Nablus, in the West Bank (Figure 1). It encompasses 28,000 hectares and has a population of 50,000. Seventeen Israeli colonies


Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Jewish Industries in the West Bank

    Introduction: Industrial pollution is considered one of the major issues in environmental protection. Industries contribute to the pollution of the environment, especially in the absence of regulations that


Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine
Yatta as a Case Study !!!

    Yatta is one of the largest rural cities in Palestine, with a population of approximately 30,000. It is located in the Hebron Hills, 10 km south of Hebron


The Expropriation of Jalud’s Lands
Towards the Buntustanization of the West Bank

  Jalud is a small Palestinian agricultural village spreading over an area of 4,000 acres. It is located 16 miles from the Palestinian city of Nablus (Figure 1). Since 1967,


Behind the Policy of House Demolition: Why Here and Now?

  The demolition of Palestinian houses by Israel has reached an unprecedented level. Between 1992 and 1995 approximately 539 Palestinian houses were demolished in the West Bank. According to the


The Village of Beit Marsam
A Case of House Demolition and Alteration of the Green Line

    Beit Marsam is a small village located in the southern part of the Hebron district, less than half a kilometer east of the West Bank border with Israel,

Eviction of Palestinians

Eviction of the Inhabitants of Froush Beit Dajan

    Froush Beit Dajan is a rural area located east of Nablus in the agricultural Fari'a region (Figure 1). The inhabitants of Froush Beit Dajan are mostly semi-Bedouins who


Wadi Al-Teen Quarry and the Systematic Expropriation of Palestinian Natural Resources

    Wadi Al-Teen is a large valley located 5 kilometers southeast of Tulkarm city and 4.5 kilometers to the east of the Green Line which separates the West Bank