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The Segregation Wall… A new Episode of changing Jerusalem Boundaries

    Background: Soon after its occupation in 1967, Israel seized control over the Gaza strip and the West Bank including East Jerusalem. Since that time, Israel has either confiscated

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Al-Khas and Al-Nu’man villages between the jaws of occupation

    The villages of Al-Khas and Al-Nu'man are located at the interconnection of the municipality borders of Bethlehem, Beit Sahour and Jerusalem. The two villages have about 230 residents,

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Land theft continues in Hebron

Hebron District is located in the southernmost portion of the West Bank, 36 km south of Jerusalem City with a total population of 405664 and 45 colonial built up areas,

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Apartheid Wall … The latest manifestation of the battle for Jerusalem

    Background It is no doubt that the Israeli greed in East Jerusalem was put in action only two weeks after the occupation of 1967 when the Israeli government

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Collective punishment to Bethlehem citizens…!

    For the sixth time since the beginning of the Al-Aqsa Intifada, the Israeli occupation forces re-occupied all parts of the Palestinian National Authority area in Bethlehem district on

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Flash news about the Apartheid Wall

The Israeli government started recently to construct the Apartheid wall around Jerusalem, which will be 22 Km in length. The wall will separate physically the city of Jerusalem with its

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Effects of the Separation 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 border between

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Israeli military Iron Fist squeezes Bethlehem

Bethlehem district is living under apartheid and strangulation as many other Palestinian cities in the West Bank because of the surrounding settlements, bypass roads and checkpoints. The district has been

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The Apartheid Wall Campaign

Preface Report # 1 of the Apartheid Wall Campaign is a general look -an introduction- to the Apartheid Wall itself and the Apartheid Wall Campaign, and includes information on the

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Israel Blocks The Roads At The Main Entrance Of Bethlehem City Near ARIJ

On the 15th of October 2002 at 1:30 pm the Israeli bulldozers under the protection of Israeli occupation forces started to block the roads at the northern entrance of Bethlehem

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Israeli actions to annex Bethlehem’s Rachel Tomb to Israel

Historical Background: The Tomb of Rachel, which is located at the northern part of Bethlehem, is considered to be a holy pilgrimage place for Christians, Moslems and as well as

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The Growing Hardships of Traveling in the West Bank

  Zahi lives in Sa'ir, a town in Al Khalil (Hebron) district. He is a fieldworker for a human rights organization based in Ramallah. His job entails monitoring the human

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Israeli’s Restrictions on President Arafat

    Israeli restrictions imposed on President Arafat mobility has not only stopped him from attending Christmas midnight mass in Bethlehem but also revealed a clear Israeli plan to undermine

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The So-Called “Lifting of the Siege” : Facts on the Ground.

    Recently, Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer reported that the IDF began lifting restrictions imposed on Palestinian cities and villages in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.  Since the

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Tightening the Siege Around the Northern Districts

he unequivocal call to lift the closure and siege imposed on Palestinian towns and villages addressed by the U.S Secretary of State Colin Powell had no effects on the ground:

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Tightening The Siege Around Jerusalem

Since 1992, the Israeli government has decided to implement its military plan to achieve complete annexation of Jerusalem from the West Bank. Tightening the siege around Jerusalem has been a

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Human Safari: Israel’s Innovation in Tourism

  When people think of safari trips they think of Africa and of animals living in the wild. The images that come to their minds are those of lions, giraffes,

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The Blockade’s Role in Segregating the Palestinian

  The Israeli closure forced on the Palestinian Territories since the beginning of the Aqsa Intifada in late September 2000 has restricted the ability of Palestinians to travel, work, and

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Impact of the Israeli Closure on Solid Waste Disposal Bethlehem as case study

  The current closure and curfews that have been imposed on Palestinian cities, towns and villages since the outbreak of Al-Aqsa Intifada (September 28, 2000) have had a direct effect

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Siege and Separation, Sharon’s New (Old) Plan

    The Israeli colonial enterprise has always held two goals hand in hand: expansion and separation. Though Israeli expansionism has continued unabated during the Aqsa Intifada, the Palestinian resistance

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Jericho and The valleys … The Israeli occupation imposes separation and military closure on Jericho and the valley

    The area of Jericho and the northern valleys are considered the main food basket for the Palestinian population in the West Bank. Therefore, the Israeli closure on this

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Israeli Military Force Invade Area”A” in Bethlehem

    In the Oslo Accords the West Bank and Gaza Strip were divided between Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Israeli control. The West Bank was divided into Areas A,

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The Tightening of the Siege on Jericho: Israel Employs a New Policy of Trench Digging

    The city of Jericho lies in the Jordan Valley, 10 km northwest of the Dead Sea and 7 km to the west of the Jordan River; see map.

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Isolation Policy Implemented By Israeli Army in the Occupied Territories … The Case of Ramallah and Al Bireh Districts

  The Land Research Center (LRC) has been exposing the attempts carried out by the forces of Israeli occupation to mince the Palestinian territories into a number of isolated and

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The So-called “Lifting of the Siege”

    On 12th March 2001, less than a week into the new government, Prime Minister Sharon seemed to be feeling the weight of public pressure following the international attention