October 2017 Demolitions and Displacement summary

Posted November 15, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, Articles, House Demolitions, Latest News, News.

September saw a slight decrease in Palestinian home demolitions as a result of the Jewish holiday season. However, the month of October brought renewed misery to Palestinians across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, with demolitions taking place almost daily. More demolitions at Al Araqib Three separate demolitions took place on October 3rd, two of… Read more »

September 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

Posted September 29, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, ICAHD reports, Latest News, News.

Image: Home demolition in Silwan, ocuppied East Jerusalem. Ma’an News Agency   In comparison to the month of August, September 2017 saw a slight decrease on the average number of weekly demolitions of Palestinian homes and business across the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and within Israel itself. While appearing to be a positive change, this… Read more »

August 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Image: Al-Araqib, Negev, is demolished for the 116th time. Ma’an News Agency   As the month of August began, Israeli forces wasted no time in their campaign of demolitions and the Judaisation of all of historic Palestine, and proceeded to demolish the Bedouin village of Al-Araqib in the Negev for the 116th time since 2010, and… Read more »

Write to your UK MP about school demolitions

Posted September 4, 2017, by & filed under House Demolitions, Latest News, News.

Many have been very shocked by recent reports of demolitions of schools and school equipment just before Palestinian children return to school. This is part of an ongoing campaign to make the lives of Palestinians living in areas sought by Israel for further settlement construction untenable – clearing the way for further illegal settlements and… Read more »

The deal: Israel’s endgame – Jeff Halper

Posted August 12, 2017, by & filed under Latest News, News, Opinion.

An article by Jeff Halper, first published by Middle East Monitor  De facto what we have in Palestine today is precisely what the Zionist movement, the pre-state Yishuv and successive Israeli governments have been working towards since the start of the twentieth century: the complete “judaisation” of Palestine – transforming an Arab country into the Land of Israel…. Read more »

Keeping Our Eye on Judaisation – Jeff Halper

Posted July 27, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, apartheid, Articles, ICAHD reports, Jeff Halper, News, Opinion.

For the past several weeks the news from Palestine/Israel has been dominated by sound and fury, especially protests around the status of the Haram esh-Sharif/Temple Mount and its al-Aqsa mosque, that have spread violently to the West Bank and beyond. But we need to constantly focus on the steady process of Israel’s tightening its “facts… Read more »

July 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Issawiya Demolition. Image Credit: PNN   Following a decrease in Palestinian demolitions by Israeli forces during the holy month of Ramadan, the month of July marked a return to the standard dozens of Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes.   Building permits are nearly impossible for Palestinians to obtain from Israeli authorities and at least third… Read more »

June 2017 Demolition and Displacement Summary

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Al-Araqib demolition. Image Credit: MEMO As a result of the holy month of Ramadan, Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes and structures practically ceased during June 2017. Unfortunately, whilst this appears to be a positive development, no change in policy had occurred, and the end of Ramadan will likely bring a return to the usual Israeli… Read more »

Demolition and Displacement Summary May 2017

Posted May 31, 2017, by & filed under apartheid, Communities demolished, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, News.

Demolition in al-Tur. Source: Ma’an News   The month of May brought sorrow to many Palestinian families as Israeli forces conducted seven separate demolitions across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) on 4th May alone. In Tel al-Sabi in southern Israel, Bedouin citizen of Israel, Salman Abu Sabila, had his home demolished for the 10th time in… Read more »