UN Expert Concludes: Israel Implements a Strategy of Judaization in the OPT

Posted 26th July 2012, by & filed under Demolitions, East Jerusalem, Evictions, Greater Israel, Home Demolitions, Itay Epshtain, Judaization, Raquel Rolnik, UN special rapporteur.

Prof. Raquel Rolnik, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, has concluded this morning (Sunday, February 12th 2012) of a two week visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Speaking in Jerusalem this afternoon Prof. Rolink said: “From the Galilee and the Negev to East Jerusalem and the West Bank, the Israeli… Read more »

Inside the Matrix of Control

Posted 24th July 2012, by & filed under Anata, beit arabiya, Greater Israel, Ideas, Jeff Halper, matrix of control, Richard Ward, Summer Camp.

Early every morning—Shabbat excepting—across from the Beit Arabiya peace center in the West Bank town of Anata, just northeast of Jerusalem, a huge Caterpillar earth-moving machine would move ponderously down the steep dusty road from the newly-constructed Shin Bet headquarters (Israel’s secret police) across the rocky valley, its hellish screeching and groaning a daily reminder… Read more »