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Seizure for Military Needs and the Elon Moreh Ruling

Humanitarian customary law obliges the occupying power to protect the property of residents of the occupied area and prohibits it from expropriating it. However, an occupying power may take temporary

Army must evacuate the new settlement point in Hebron’s Old City

On 4 April 2012 the security services evacuated the new settlement and sealed the entrances. Since then, the army has placed a guard on the building. On 12 March 2012, dozens of settlers took over the

Background on the demonstrations in Bil’in

Bil’in is a symbol of the popular protest against the Separation Barrier. The weekly Friday demonstrations in Bil’in began in February 2005. At the same time, the villagers petitioned Israel’s High Co

The South Hebron Hills

The region of the South Hebron Hills is in Area C of the West Bank, under full Israeli control. Israel’s policy there threatens the continued existence of some thirty Palestinian villages. The region,

29 June 2011: Separation Barrier moved, but some 1,300 dunams of Bil’in land remain on other side

In the past week, almost four years after the Israeli High Court order on the matter, the army dismantled the section of the Separation Barrier built on land of the Bil’in village within the West Bank

3 Aug. '11: High Court orders state to dismantle Migron outpost

On 2 August, Israel's High Court of Justice ordered the state to dismantle the Migron outpost within eight months, by the end of March 2012. The last time the court gave an order of this kind was in 1

Background on the demonstrations in Ni’lin

The village of Ni’lin, located entirely within Area C, is approximately three kilometers from the Green Line. The 5,000-inhabitant village has held weekly demonstrations since mid-2008 to protest the

Made in Israel

The report reveals how Israel exploits the West Bank to treat waste – including hazardous waste – generated in Israel. In so doing, Israel abuses its power as an occupying power. It exposes the Palest
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New B’Tselem report reveals Israel is exploiting the West Bank to process waste produced in Israel

A new B’Tselem report released today, Made in Israel: Exploiting Palestinian Land for Treatment of Israeli Waste , reveals that a significant portion of Israel’s waste treatment system is located outs

Dispossession in the northern Jordan Valley: New settlement outposts as part of the land grab process

In the fall of 2016, two new settlement outposts were established in the northern Jordan Valley. They put into practices methods similar to those employed in other instances of Israeli dispossession o