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Confiscation

Land confiscation in Turmus ‘Aya village

Location: Turmus 'Aya village is located 15.7 km to the northeast of Ramallah district and a built -up area of 1.3km2. (ARIJ GIS Data Base, 2003) Population: The village of

Agriculture

Uprooting of the Olive trees in ‘Aboud village

  Throughout the years of the Israeli occupation and the day-after-day Israeli colonization activities in the West Bank, fruitful trees have been systematically uprooted and destroyed, particularly since the beginning

Confiscation

The Confiscation of 3,000 Dunums for the Expansion of Kiryat Arba’ and Kharsina Colonies in Hebron Governorate

  Historical Background One year after the Six-Days War in 1967, the Israeli government, as represented by the Gush Emonuim movement, put the cornerstone of the Settlement of Kiryat Arba

Demolition

Bulldozing of land and uprooting of trees in Beit Awa village, Hebron district

  Type of Violation: Devastation of agricultural land and uprooting of trees  Place of violation: Beit Awa junction, 15 km to the south west of Hebron, basin 32, plots 243,245,242,

Demolition

Living under the sky roof

  Under the Israeli slogan of ''LAND WITH NO PEOPLE'', the Israeli Occupation Forces continued to demolish Palestinian houses in the West Bank and Gaza Strip under different pretexts as

Demolition

A fall from Grace … Al Zahra building towers victims of the Israeli explosives

  As Palestinians were preparing to begin the fasting month of Ramadan, they expressed their sadness towards the Israeli incursion into Al Zahra town, which resulted in the demolition of

Demolition

Homeless in Rafah

    Rafah camp was established in 1949 after the influx of refugees to the Gaza Strip from the territories of historic Palestine which were occupied by Israel after the

Israeli Violations

Assault on the Jordan Valley

    The Jordan Valley is a geographical feature formed around the River Jordan. Part of it lies in the West Bank and is enclosed between the mountains of the

Israeli Violations

Israeli colonization activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories after Aqaba Summit

  Introduction The Madrid conference in 1991 offered a historic opportunity for arriving at a just and lasting peace in the Middle East based on international legitimacy. The guiding principles

Demolition

IOF Impair the Gaza Strip

  The Fourth Geneva Convention in 1949 ''article 33, first Paragraph that lays: ''a prohibition on collective punishments of any kind inflicted on persons or entire groups in defiance of

Demolition

Israeli house demolition campagin continued unabated

  Introduction The Israeli occupation forces demolished 20 Palestinian houses and other structures in the occupied city of Jerusalem during the month of August, 2003. This number is considered the

Demolition

The fever of house demolition in Jerusalem

  The Israeli occupation authorities represented by the Israeli municipality of occupied Jerusalem demolished three houses in Jerusalem district during the last month of July, 2003. These latest demolitions raise

Environment

Villagers of Nahalin witness the destruction of their environment !!!

  The agriculture sector in the West Bank has suffered a large number of attacks and reprisals whether by the Israeli Army or by the Jewish settlers. These attacks took

Demolition

House demolition and land seizure in Al Walaja Village in Bethlehem district

  On Wednesday morning, August 13, 2003, while the cool breeze of the mountains is still embracing the Palestinian village of Al-walaja East of Bethlehem district, a large number of

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