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Agriculture

Land Grab in the western rural areas of Bethlehem Governorate

  Taking advantage of the curfew imposed on Al-Arqoub area (an agglomeration of Palestinian villages located at the western side of Bethlehem district such as Husan, Battir, Nahaleen and Wadi

Demolition

Israel escalates house demolition campaign in occupied Jerusalem

  Introduction: Israel escalated its policy of house demolition in Jerusalem district during the first half of the current year, 2003 by benefiting from the outbreak of the aggressive war

Settlers Attacks

Kiryat Arba’ settlers in Hebron carry out continuous attacks against the Palestinian family of Dana

    Location: Hebron city, adjacent to Kiryat Arba' settlement, Wadi Al-Nasara area. Owner of the land: Inheritors of Mr. Hasan Dana, official documents of ownership are available. Total area:

Agriculture

New wave of Israeli Violations in Tequa village

  A week after the Aqaba summit, in which the two sides (The Palestinians and the Israelis ) committed themselves to the proposed Roadmap, Israel exerted pressure on Palestinians, going

Eviction of Palestinians

Homeless in front of their homes

    The Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem are increasing each day their violations against the Palestinian residents of the city in an attempt to depopulate the maximum number of

Eviction of Palestinians

People of Tulkarm Camp seek new refuge

    As the Israeli Occupation Forces – IOF- are increasing their violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories – OPT-, too many incidents were recorded concerning house demolition, land confiscation,

Demolition

Israel escalates house demolition campaign in occupied East Jerusalem

As the Anglo- American invasion of Iraq continues, Israel takes advantage by escalating its acts of killings, assassinations, arrests, house demolitions and land confiscation in various parts of the occupied

Agriculture

An Assessment of the Israeli Practices on the Palestinian Agricultural sector

    Restrictive measures imposed by the Israeli occupation authority against the Palestinian economy and especially during the period 29/9/2000 – 31/1/2003 created numerous obstacles, which have further complicated and aggravated

Demolition

House demolition campaign in Al-Walaja village

    Al Walaja, a Palestinian village with about 1,500 inhabitants, is located 6 kilometres to the northwest of Bethlehem and 10 kilometres southeast of Jerusalem. Part the village lands

Demolition

Devastations of Bethlehem district
“An act of Israeli Vandalism “

    Another explicit and ugly act of human rights violation was the attempt to demolish Al Ordiani home over its inhabitants. It was a Saturday night, with Israeli bullets

Agriculture

Under security pretext…!!! Israeli army cut Pine and Apple trees on the main road opposite Al- Arrub camp

    Background In an interview by LRC field worker with Mr. Khaled Shebana, head of Forestry Dept. at the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture ( MOA)- Hebron office, he gave

Demolition

Israel Eradication Campaigns to Palestinian villages of Bethlehem District

    The Israeli purge against Palestinian villages in the West Bank and Gaza Strip reached its extreme violations, completely disregarding Palestinian sovereignty by invading various cities and villages in

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

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

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

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:

Confiscation

Israeli settlement activities swallow more land from Nahhalin Village

Introduction:  The Palestinian village of Nahhalin is located 20 km to the southeast of Bethlehem city, with a population of 7,000. Before the occupation of the west bank in the

Demolition

Ethnic Cleansing in Jenin Camp

  In the Al-Aqsa Intifada, Israeli forces invaded various cities and villages in the west bank, breaching the core of the Oslo Accords and completely disregarding Palestinian sovereignty by entering

Demolition

House Demolition Campaign in Bethlehem

    During the latest  incursion of the Israeli army to Bethlehem Governorate which started on June 20 2002,  the Israeli army bulldozers committed a new wave of house demolition causing 

Demolition

Agricultural Land confiscation Near Elazar Settlement

  Palestinians depend on agriculture as a major source of income. Palestinian farmers have always suffered from Israeli policies, particularly those whose lands are near Jewish settlements. The policy of

Agriculture

More Land Confiscated to build By-Pass Road in Za’tara

    Place: Ras Al-wad, Za'atra, Beit Shaour. Violation: Uprooting more than 500 olive and Almond trees Violator: Israeli Occupation Forces. Israeli bulldozers, accompanied by armed vehicles and Israeli border

Eviction of Palestinians

Dispossession and Displacement: a continued Israeli colonialist policy

  Introduction Once again, the Israeli juristic decisions led to the dismissal and displacement of nine Palestinian families from the homes they have been living in for more than 50

Demolition

House demolition campaign continues in Jerusalem … 5 Palestinian houses demolished in Beit Hanina and Shu’fat

    Introduction: During the last ten days of May, 2002, Israeli bulldozers demolished 5 Palestinian houses in the Palestinian neighborhoods of Beit Hanina and Shu'fat under the pretext of

Demolition

An Eyewitness Message from ARIJ

    On Friday 29 March, 2002 which coincided with Good Friday according to the Western calendar, the Israeli army started its fourth invasion of the Bethlehem district in less