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After Nine Years of Suffering, the Israeli Occupation Authorities Remove Deir Razih Entrance Blockage

Occupation authorities reopened the entrance of Deir Razih village, located to the south of Dura in Henron Governorate after nine years closure.   On October 26, 2009 the village entrance

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Part One: Out of 660 road barriers only 23 have been up lifted most of them for minor use

Israeli Checkpoints  – Part 2   On the 16 of the last month the Israeli army announced that it began to remove 100 barriers in the West Bank in implementation

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Part Two: Out of 660 blockages, 637 are still in place.

  Israeli Checkpoints – Part 1   Whenever an Israeli government spokesman, whether it’s minister of defense or any other official, claims that it took a step which it considers

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The Blockade in Gaza – De-development and Humanitarian Dimensions

The recent publication of the UN Goldstone report on Gaza has highlighted important issues concerning the misconduct of Israel in military operations. It also highlighted how the Israeli blockade of

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The Re-Routing of the Israeli Racist Isolation Wall South of the City of Qalqilia

Israeli occupation forces have placed marks and signs on the lands of the village of Wadi Al Rasha, south of the city of Qalqilia, as a prelude to start re-routing

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Restrictions being put on the village of Nahhalin with intent to make people emigrate

The people living in the village of Nahhalin, located northwest of Bethlehem city, have been put and are still being put through a great deal of limitations and restrictions with

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Closure tightened over khirbet Jubara

The Israeli occupation army issued a new military order converting the Wall gate number 753 – the main entrance to Jubara village, Tulkarem district – into an agricultural  seasonal gate

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Reopening of Qusin – Nablus road and keeping closure on Nablus – Qalqiliya road

On March 23rd, 2009, the Israeli occupation forces removed the concrete blocks that were blocking the road between the villages of Qusin and Sarra (about 5000 inhabitants) and the city

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A New Closure on the Palestinians of Azzoun Al Atma

Israeli occupation forces have imposed yet another layer of closures on the residents of Azzoun Al Atma in the Governorate of Qalqilia. The new layer calls for the residents of

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The Removal of Israeli Closures….. An Illusion Present Only in the Media

In the early days of March 2009, an Israeli media campaign was initiated claiming to allow easing measures vis-à-vis Palestinian movement; Israeli occupation forces declared the opening of Beit Iba

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A New Road Barrier to Close the Main Entrance of the Town of Beit Ummar

Israeli occupation authorities issued a military order calling for the confiscation of a piece of land in the town of Beit Ummar north of the city of Hebron. The declared

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Re-opening of Bani Na’im roads: ease of restrictions or prelude to further settlement?

Bani Na'im, Hebron: a Jalajel road  after re-opening   On February 14th, 2009, the Israeli occupation forces lifted all the roads barrier that were blocking the entrances to Bani Na'im

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Israeli Occupation Forces Close the Last Breathing Gate for the Palestinian Communities of Al Ram and Dhahiyat Al Barid

While the national and international attention is being focused on the Israeli Holocaust in the Gaza Strip, the Commander of the Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank, Ghadi Shamni

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Under security pretext, Israeli army closes all Kafr Qaddum entrances

On December 30th, 2008, the Israeli occupation army closed with earth mounds and rocks all the entrances leading to Kafr Qaddum town, Qalqiliay governorate, as a collective punishment after an

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The closure of neighborhoods and businesses in Hebron’s Old City

Hebron is the biggest city in the West Bank, second to occupied East Jerusalem. It has more than 170.000 Palestinian inhabitants. A part from this, it is home to about

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Israeli Occupation Prevents Asphalting Wadi Abu Rajab Road in Halhul

Introduction: Al Hawawer Road (dubbed Road 2 on the map) used to be the main northern road that connects between the governorate of Hebron and the governorates of Bethlehem and

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The Israeli Water Company Stops Supplying Water to the Town of Yatta

The Israeli Water Company (a.k.a. Makarot) has cut off the water supply to the town of Yatta in the beginning of October 2008. The company has done so under the

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Israeli Occupation Army block Azzun Al Shamaliya village’s main entrances

On the 23rd of October, 2008 Israeli occupation forces closed down the main entrance to the town of Azzoun Al Shamaliya located north of it. The forces placed earthmounds all

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The Illusion of Israeli Closures Removal
” The Case of Ras Al Joura Closure – Hebron “

Introduction: In the shadow of the mounting Israeli media campaign regarding easing movement for Palestinians, Israeli occupation forces declared the opening of a closure in Hebron to allow access of

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Israeli Occupation Renews the Closure of Dozens of Shops in Al Shuhada Street

  Israeli occupation forces welded shut on the 3rd of September, 2008, the doors of 40 Palestinian shops in Al Shuhada Street in the heart of the City of Hebron.

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The Closure of Kafl Haris’s village Entry Points with Earthmounds & the Increase of Colonists’ Attacks against Religious Sites

On the 2nd of July, 2008 a group of colonists threw stones at Palestinians houses in thevillage of Kafl Haris while they were 'visiting' a religious shrine in the village.

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Israeli Occupation Forces Removes an earthmound at Al Fahs and Adds a New gate at Wadi Al Harriya

Prelude: After the lastest visit of the Quartet’s Special Middle East Peace Envoy, Mr. Tony Blair, to the occupied Palestinian territories, Israeli occupation authorities declared its intention to lift three

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The Closure of Northern Azzun’s remaining entrances

The Israeli Occupation Authorities continued for the second week of February 2008 closing the entrance of Northern Azzun located to the east of Qalqilyah City with earth mounds. Beginning of

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Complete Paralysis of Halhul’s Daily Activities upon Israel’s Closure of Halhul’s northern entrance

Al Hawawer Road is considered to be the northern main entrance for the Governorate of Hebron. It is located north of the town of Halhul and it connects Halhul with

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The Closure of Hebron City’s Western Entrance

Introduction: Bir Al Mahjar-Beit Kahil road (locally known as Beit Kahil Bridge) is considered the only western entrance to the city of Hebron after the Israeli Occupation Forces completely closed