RSS Feeds
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil,    but because of the people who don't do anything about it    
Settlements

TitleDescriptionDate
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the Settlement PolicyThe Real News Network goes on the ground to see how Israeli governments have aided and abetted settlement expansion, while maintaining a false facade of being in conflict with settler activists. Hat-tip to Rupa Shah for the story.30/1/2010
...
Israeli settlers invade At-Tuwani villageCPT Tuwani Team - At-Tuwani Release - On Tuesday, 26 January 2010 approximately fifteen Israeli settlers from the Israeli settlement of Ma’on and the Israeli outpost of Havat Ma’on attacked Palestinians in the village of At-Tuwani. The settlers were accompanied by Israeli soldiers in three army jeeps and the settlement security agent of Ma’on. Villagers from At-Tuwani arrived, protesting the settlers coming into their village. An Israeli soldier punched a Palestinian villager, who was hospitalized for his injuries. Immediately thereafter, Israeli settlers began throwing stones at the Palestinian villagers while soldiers fired three canisters of tear gas at Palestinians.28/1/2010
Israel`s "Army-Owned" University : West Bank Campus Plans to Double in Size JONATHAN COOK - Counterpunch -Several Israeli academics also warned that it would add fuel to existing campaigns in Europe to boycott Israeli universities, which have been accused of complicity with the occupation. “This is all about trying to make the settlement of Ariel ‘kosher’,” said Yariv Oppenheimer, head of the Peace Now, an Israeli group that monitors settlement growth. “It helps to reinforce the growing consensus in Israel that Ariel should remain part of Israel permanently.” 28/1/2010
Settler rabbi arrested over West Bank mosque arson By Chaim Levinson, Haaretz "The Shin Bet security service on Tuesday arrested the head of a West Bank religious seminary for his alleged involvement in the torching of a Palestinian mosque in the village of Yasuf last month."26/1/2010
...
Only an idiot would say that Israel has frozen settlement activityAkiva Eldar - Haaretz - Monday morning, as George Mitchell was on the way home from another diplomatic mission short on breakthroughs, Saeb Erekat did not sound dismayed. On the contrary, the head of the Palestinian negotiation team vehemently argued that the American envoy`s last visit actually moved up the moment of truth for the White House. 26/1/2010
...
Settlers Attack Nablus Village, Two Youth Wounded By SoldiersSaed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - "Palestinian medical sources reported on Saturday evening that two Palestinian youths were wounded by Israeli military fire as the soldiers opened fire at [...] residents who were defending themselves after being attacked by [...] settlers near Nablus"25/1/2010
Court orders IDF to compensate evicted settlers Chaim Levinson - Haaretz - "A Jerusalem court on Sunday ordered the Israel Defense Force to pay nearly half a million shekels in compensation to settlers whose West bank outpost it demolished. The West Bank outpost of Yad Yair, just west of Ramallah, was destroyed by the IDF in September 2008, provoking violent protests from settlers who burned 200 olive trees in a nearby Palestinian village"25/1/2010
...
The King`s Torah: rabbinic text - or call to terror?Daniel Estrin - The Forward/Haaretz - The prohibition `Thou Shalt Not Murder` applies only "to a Jew who kills a Jew," write Rabbis Yitzhak Shapira and Yosef Elitzur of the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar. Non-Jews are "uncompassionate by nature" and attacks on them "curb their evil inclination," while babies and children of Israel`s enemies may be killed since "it is clear that they will grow to harm us." 24/1/2010
...
Settler organizations fund police infrastructure in East JerusalemDidi Remez continues to bring stories appearing in Israeli press and *not* translated into English mirror sites. Today, from Yediot: the very same organizations that settle Jews in Arab East-Jerusalem neighborhoods, also fund the new Israeli Police HQ in the West Bank.23/1/2010
...
Not all settlers and Palestinians want each other to disappearHaaretz profiles a group of settlers, including former "Yesha" spokeswoman Emily Amrussi, who organize dialogues with Palestinians and start talking in the open about one state based on equality.23/1/2010
...
Anti-boycott campaigners: Ariel upgrade is like `a red rag to a bull` Cnaan Liphshiz - Haaretz - "The upgrade underlines the entire Israeli university system as complicit in illegal occupation and theft of Palestinian lands," said Mike Cushman of London, one of the leaders of the academic boycott campaign in the U.K. "It will galvanize efforts to boycott not only Ariel College, but other universities." 21/1/2010
...
Washington-based researchers: West Bank settlers got billions of tax-free dollars from US "charities"IRmep - The Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy comilred evodence shoowing that over decades, huge sums in the billions of Dollars were passed to West Bank settlers by American "charities", the money being deducted from the tax owed to the US government by rich settler supporters. 13/1/2010
US Internal Revenue Commissioner pledges to look into `charities` supporting West Bank settlers AOL News/US Newswire - Until now, the US income tax authorities took vigorous action against Muslim charities accused of "supporting terrorists", but no action against extreme-right groups registered as charities and funneling vast tax-free sums to West Bank settlers. 13/1/2010
Gov`t taking steps to authorize illegal outpostsPeace Now - For four and half years the government is declaring its intention demolish the two illegal outposts, Haresha and Hayovel. When Peace Now appealed to the Supreme Court to order an actual implemetation, the state responded by announcing it looks into legalising the two outpost a 12/1/2010
Palestinians: Masked settlers assaulted farmers Ali Waked and Efrat Weiss - Ynet - "Where else can something like this happen? We were assaulted on our lands and then asked to evacuate them"12/1/2010
...
Israel considers giving legal status to two illegal West Bank outposts Chaim Levinson - Haaretz - "After four and a half years of government promises to destroy the two West Bank settlements of Hayovel and Harsha, the High Court of Justice said yesterday that it intends to examine conditions on the ground there, potentially paving the way for their formal recognition"11/1/2010
...
Construction in West Bank settlements booming despite declared freeze by Akiva Eldar Ha`aretz "Despite the construction freeze, dozens of settlements in the West Bank are experiencing a building boom, even on the eve of another visit to the region by U.S. envoy George Mitchell to try to restart talks for a final settlement between the Israelis and Palestinians." 1/1/2010
...
On the `Right` to Be a SettlerBy Louis Frankenthaler Source - Zeek "Is there a human right to be a settler? The Settler movement would have us believe that there is such a right. The discourse emerging from within the settler movement, particularly since the disengagement from Gaza has increasingly manipulated the language of human rights. As I write this essay, on December 10, International Human Rights Day, the Executive Director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) is being interviewed on Israel Radio and is being questioned about the ‘violations’ of the human and civil rights of settlers in light of the so-called “settlement freeze”. 1/1/2010
...
Netanyahu Planting an Occupation TreeYossi Sarid: "What species [of tree] will the prime minister plant when he treads through the land of the Jewish settlers?"30/1/2010
...
Articles Archive
Current Articles
9/2017
8/2017
7/2017
6/2017
5/2017
4/2017
3/2017
2/2017
1/2017
12/2016
11/2016
10/2016
9/2016
8/2016
7/2016
6/2016
5/2016
4/2016
3/2016
2/2016
1/2016
12/2015
11/2015
10/2015
9/2015
8/2015
7/2015
6/2015
5/2015
4/2015
3/2015
2/2015
1/2015
12/2014
11/2014
10/2014
9/2014
8/2014
7/2014
6/2014
5/2014
4/2014
3/2014
2/2014
1/2014
12/2013
11/2013
10/2013
9/2013
8/2013
7/2013
6/2013
5/2013
4/2013
3/2013
2/2013
1/2013
12/2012
11/2012
10/2012
9/2012
8/2012
7/2012
6/2012
5/2012
4/2012
3/2012
2/2012
1/2012
12/2011
11/2011
10/2011
9/2011
8/2011
7/2011
6/2011
5/2011
4/2011
3/2011
2/2011
1/2011
12/2010
11/2010
10/2010
9/2010
8/2010
7/2010
6/2010
5/2010
4/2010
3/2010
2/2010
1/2010
12/2009
11/2009
10/2009
9/2009
8/2009
7/2009
6/2009
5/2009
4/2009
3/2009
2/2009
1/2009
12/2008
11/2008
10/2008
9/2008
8/2008
7/2008
6/2008
5/2008
4/2008
3/2008
2/2008
1/2008
12/2007
11/2007
10/2007
9/2007
8/2007
7/2007
6/2007
5/2007
4/2007
3/2007
2/2007
1/2007
12/2006
11/2006
10/2006
9/2006
8/2006
7/2006
6/2006
5/2006
4/2006
3/2006
2/2006
1/2006
12/2005
11/2005
10/2005
9/2005
8/2005
7/2005
6/2005
5/2005
4/2005
3/2005
2/2005
1/2005
12/2004
11/2004
10/2004


Home page  back