Statistics on Revocation of Residency in East Jerusalem

Published: 
11 Jan 2011
Updated: 
7 Aug 2013
Year
No. of Palestinians whose residency was revoked
2012
116
2011
101
2010
191
2009
725
2008
4,577
2007
289
2006
1,363
2005
222
2004
16
2003
272
2002
No Data
Till End of April 2001
15
2000
207
1999
411
1998
788
1997
1,067
1996
739
1995
91
1994
45
1993
32
1992
41
1991
20
1990
36
1989
32
1988
2
1987
23
1986
84
1985
99
1984
161
1983
616
1982
74
1981
51
1980
158
1979
91
1978
36
1977
35
1976
42
1975
54
1974
45
1973
77
1972
93
1971
126
1970
327
1969
178
1968
395
1967
105
Total
14,268

 

Rationale for revocation according to the Ministry of Interior

Year Rationale for Revocation
 
Relocation Abroad
Relocation to the Occupied Territories
2011
4
97
2010
8
183
2009
707
7
2008
4,539
38
2007
217
40
2006
1,081
49
2005
196
20
2001
15
2000
204
3
1999
290
121
1998
618
170
1997
1,003
68
Total
10,376
597

 

Reinstatement of residency according to the Ministry of Interior

Year No. of People
2012
32
2011
31
2010
67
2009
49
2008
No Data
2007
No Data
2006
No Data
2005
No Data
2004
16
2003
83

Source: Ministry of the Interior (figures until 1994 are taken from the letter of attorney Moriah Bakshi, of the legal department of the Ministry of the Interior, to attorney Malhiel Blass, of the State Attorney's Office, in HCJ 7316/75. The figures for 1995 to 1998 are taken from a compilation prepared by the Ministry of the Interior in preparation for the visit of the new Minister of the Interior at the Population Registry Office in East Jerusalem, which took place on 19 July 1999. Figures for 1999 were provided to B'Tselem by the Ministry of the Interior on 13 February 2000. Figures for 2003 and 2004 were provided to the Jerusalem Center for Social and Economic Rights by the Department for Strategic Planning of the Interior Ministry in letters from 16 June and 5 August 2004. The figures for 2003 and 2004 were provided, in letters of 16 June and 5 August 2004, to the Jerusalem Center for Social and Economic Rights by the official at the Internal Security Ministry's Strategic Planning Department in charge of providing information to the public. The figures relating to 2005-2007 were provided to HaMoked: Center for the Defense of the Individual on 3 November 2008. The figures for 2008 were provided to HaMoked in a letter of 5 November 2009. The figures for 2009 were provided to B'Tselem in a letter of 11 May 2010, The figures for 2010 were provided to B'Tselem in a letter of 24 Jan. 2011 and to HaMoked in a letter of 12 July 2011. The figures for 2011 were provided to B'Tselem in a letter of 5 July 2012 from the Population and immigration authority. The figures for 2010 were provided to B'Tselem in a letter of 24 Jan. 2011 and to HaMoked in a letter of 12 July 2011. The figures for 2012 were provided to Hamoked in a letter of 13 March 2013 from the Population and immigration authority