|Documents & Data|
|Today in Palestine for Sunday, April 22, 2012||A compilation of reports and commentary on events in the OPT on or about Sunday, April 22, 2012. dn||22/4/2012|
|Protection of Civilians Weekly Report 11-17 April, 2012||OCHA--Israeli forces injure 40 Palestinians in the West Bank; a farmer was also injured in the Gaza Strip. Also in the West Bank, Settlers injure four Palestinians and vandalize over 250 olive trees. Israeli authorities forcibly evict Palestinian families from their homes in East Jerusalem, and demolish 25 Palestinian-owned structures in Area C. In Gaza, power cuts of 12 hours per day continue to disrupt delivery of services and daily life. Arabic | English | Hebrew
|Women Political Prisoners||Women`s Organization for Political Prisoners (WOFPP)--||22/4/2012|
|Invisible Prisoners - Don`t Know Why and There`s Nowhere to Turn||Sylvia Piterman--MachsomWatch has recently published the English edition of a new report entitled “Invisible Prisoners: Don’t Know Why and There’s Nowhere to Turn,” which can be downloaded at http://machsomwatch.org/en/summaries_subject
|The Wall, 10 years on / part 4: Trapped on the wrong side||Haggai Matar--This is exactly the kind of thing that planners of the route hoped to avoid: having Palestinians who are barred from entering Israel trapped on the “Israeli” side of the fence. Yet in its long and winding route, the fence engulfs some 35,000 Palestinians who describe their new lives as a daily prison. dn||22/4/2012|
|Ecology-minded Palestinian village fights plans for separation fence ||Nir Hasson--Barrier threatens Batir`s unique way of life - and a 63-year-old agreement with Moshe Dayan. dn||21/4/2012|
|Today in Palestine for Friday, April 20, 2012||A compilation of reports and commentary about events in the OPT occurring on or about Friday, April 20, 2012. dn||21/4/2012|
|Don`t say we didn`t know _307||Amos Gvirtz--This time I deliver the words of Guy, a Taayush activist.
How did the Jewish colonists of the South Hebron Hills celebrate Passover this year? dn
|Egypt to boycott `pro-Israel` Adidas kit manufacturer||Karim Farouk--Pharaohs to boycott kit manufacturer Adidas due to company`s sponsorship of Jerusalem marathon, despite potential 1.7 million euros per year financial impact dn||21/4/2012|
|Watch full video of assault on bike protest||Mairav Zonszein--The video of Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner ramming his M-16 into the face of a Danish activist dominated the news here this week. Since its release on Sunday, there have been countless comments and stories in Israeli news and social media questioning the veracity of the video, implying that the assault was provoked and coming to the defense of the now suspended IDF officer.
This longer video showing the attack form a different angle, courtesy of Palestinian TV, shows footage of the event before and after. Decide for yourselves. dn
|Today in Palestine for Sunday, April 15, 2012||Reports and commentary about events in OPT on and about April 15, 2012. dn||15/4/2012|
|IDF failed to investigate why soldier killed Palestinian||Gili Cohen--Rashad Shwakha, 28, father of a 10-month-old girl, was fatally injured and died in a Jerusalem hospital six days later.dn||15/4/2012|
|Today in Palestine for Sunday, April 14, 2012||Reports and commentary on events that take place in the OPT on or about April 14, 2012. dn||14/4/2012|
|The Wall, 10 years on / Part 3: An acre here and an acre there||Haggai Matar--When brought before the High Court, the state promised villagers free access to their lands through special gates to agricultural lands. As the years went by, the court and the public lost interest, the villagers’ rights were ignored and their will to fight the system depleted. Land is being deserted, waiting for new settlements to be built. dn||14/4/2012|
|UN OCHA: Settlements in Palestinian Residential Areas in East Jerusalem | April 2012 ||In this factsheet on Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem, UN OCHA says: "The establishment of settlements in the heart of Palestinian neighborhoods commonly entails the forced eviction and displacement of Palestinians. Beit Hanina, a Palestinian suburb in the northern part of East Jerusalem, has most recently become the target for such settlement activities, which include a plan to build around 60 new housing units for settlers" ||30/4/2012|
|Parallel realities: Israel settlements and Palestinian communities in the Jordan Valley||Sam Bahour - Ma`an Development Center - This factsheet describes in detail how and why Israeli settlers and Palestinians live in the Jordan Valley. It documents the incentives that Israeli settlers receive in order to move to the Jordan Valley settlements, while at the same time documenting how Israel is attempting to entice Jordan Valley Palestinians to leave the Jordan Valley through an oppression occupational regime.-rh||12/4/2012|
|Today in Palestine for Sunday, April 8, 2012||A compilation of reports and commentaries on events occurring on or about April 8, 2012. dn||8/4/2012|
|Parallel Realities: Israeli Settlements and Palestinian Communities in the Jordan Valley.||MA’AN Development Center--MA’AN has recently completed its newest publication entitled "Parallel Realties: Israeli Settlements and Palestinian Communities in the Jordan Valley." This factsheet describes in detail how and why Israeli settlers and Palestinians live in the Jordan Valley. It documents the incentives that Israeli settlers receive in order to move to the Jordan Valley settlements, while at the same time documenting how Israel is attempting to entice Jordan Valley Palestinians to leave the Jordan Valley through an oppression occupational regime. Furthermore, there are specific case studies involved where services and rights are put side by side to highlight the stark contrast that is a direct result of Israel’s policies in the Jordan Valley. dn||8/4/2012|
|Today in Palestine Friday, April 6, 2012||A compilation of reports and commentaries on events in the OPT on or about April 6. dn||7/4/2012|
|A Dark Day for International Justice: ICC Office of the Prosecutor decides not to open investigations into situation of Palestine||Palestinian Centre for Human Rights - Press Release - The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) wishes to express its extreme disappointment following the decision by the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) not to open an investigation in the situation Palestine.-rh||4/4/2012|
|Today in Palestine for Sunday April 1, 2012||A compilation of reports and commentaries on events in the OPT on or near April 1, 2012. dn||1/4/2012|
|The Latest from Mondoweiss for 04/01/2012||Compilation of latest events of importance in Israel and elsewhere. dn||1/4/2012|
|Jews Control 85% of Historical Palestine, says Statistics Bureau||WAFA--RAMALLAH, March 29, 2012 (WAFA) – Jews constitute around 52% of the total population living in historical Palestine and utilize more than 85% of the total area of the land, press release issued by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.
Arabs make the remaining 48% but are allowed to utilize only 15% of the land, it added.
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