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Barrier to separate Beit Jala residents from their lands, laying groundwork for annexing settlement

Update: In late January 2016 the HCJ denied the two petitions that the Municipality of Beit Jala, Beit Jala landowners and the Silesian women’s monastery in Cremisan filed against construction of a se

Um Raqba, al-Khader – 25 homes and a school face demolition

The town of al-Khader is located west of Bethlehem. Its western border adjoins the Bethlehem bypass road built in the 1990s to connect Jerusalem and Hebron, and also adjoins the Separation Barrier tha

Ma’ale Adumim Area

School in Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin community slated for demolition near which the Ma’ale Adumim settlement was built. Photo: Anne Paq,, 4 September 2011 Background In the early 1950s,

The village of al-Aqabah

Military training, village of al-‘Aqabah, June 2012. Photo by ‘Atef Abu a-Rub, B’Tselem, 27 June 2012. The village of al-‘Aqabah has been at its present location in the northern Jordan Valley, about t

The Ministry of the Interior threatens to expel Bedouin community living decades in Jerusalem area

Update : the members of the Tal ‘Adasa community have left the spot with their flocks, as ordered by the Ministry of the Interior, and have relocated elsewhere in the West Bank, outside the municipal

Khirbet a-Duqaiqah

Khirbet a-Duqaiqah, South Hebron Hills, 19 August 2012. Photo: Nasser Nawaj'ah, B'Tselem The village of Khirbet a-Duqaiqah in the South Hebron Hills is home to over 300 residents. Although the village

The E1 plan and its implications for human rights in the West Bank

In late November 2012, the media reported that the Israeli government had issued instructions to promote the planning of thousands of apartments that would constitute an expansion of the Ma'ale Adumim

The Jordan Valley

The Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea span some 160,000 hectares, comprising almost 30% of the West Bank. In 2016, approximately 65,000 Palestinians and 11,000 settlers lived there. Almost 90% o

21.6.11 Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in Jordan Valley and southern Hebron hills

In the past week, the Civil Administration demolished 33 temporary residential structures in three Palestinian communities in the Jordan Valley – Fayasil, al-Hadidiya, and Khirbet Yarza – and in the P

Statistics on demolition of houses built without permits in the West Bank (Not including East Jerusalem)

From 2006 until 31 Dec. 2017 , Israel demolished at least 1,317 Palestinian residential units in the West Bank (not including East Jerusalem), causing 5,956 people – including at least 3,010 minors –