House demolition

Israel's Policy in the Jordan Valley and Northern Dead Sea
May 2011

Israel exploits the natural resources in the Jordan Valley more than in the rest of the West Bank and prevents Palestinians from using most of the area's land and water resources.

1 January 2009 to 30 April 2010
June 2010

B'Tselem's annual report on human rights in the Occupied Territories, covering the 16-month period from January 2009 to April 2010. The report surveys the events since the beginning of Operation Cast Lead. One and a half years after the operation, the allegations regarding breaches of international humanitarian law by Israel and Hamas have yet to be properly investigated.

The Establishment and Expansion Plans of Ma'ale Adummim and their Human Rights Ramifications
Joint report with Bimkom - Planners for Planning Rights
December 2009

The report reveals that as far back as the 1970s, Israel planned to annex Ma’ale Adummim. To do this, it expropriated over the years tens of thousands of dunams of Palestinian land and expelled hundreds of Beduin who were living there. Implementation of plans to expand the settlement will destroy north-south territorial contiguity in the West Bank and impede realization of the Palestinians’ right to self-determination.

Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
December 2008

B'Tselem's annual report surveys a wide range of Israeli human rights violations in the OPT in 2008, until Operation Cast Lead. As house demolition and lack of law enforcement on violent settlers continued, Israel largely refrained from holding members of the security forces accountable for their actions.

Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
December 2007

According to the report, the number of Israelis and Palestinians killed in clashes in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip dropped. However, there has been deterioration in many other measures of the human rights situation in the Occupied Territories.

Obstacles to Human Rights in the Holy City
July 2006

A brochure on Obstacles to Human Rights in the Holy City published as part of a campaign that included tours and briefings.

The Isolation of Sheikh Sa'ad Village – Before and After the Separation Barrier
February 2004
Background and Monitoring Recommendations for Provisions Concerning Human Rights
June 2003
Human Rights Violations As a Result of Israel's Separation Barrier
April 2003
Soldiers' Testimonies, Palestinian Testimonies
September 2002
Israel's Settlement Policy in the West Bank
May 2002
House Demolition and Destruction of Agricultural Land in the Gaza Strip
February 2002
Human Rights Violations during IDF Actions in Area A
December 2001