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Water Crisis

In 1967, Israel seized control of all water resources in the newly occupied territories. To this day, Israel retains exclusive control over all the water resources on the land between the Jordan River

16 Jan. '12: High Court sanctions looting: Israeli quarries in the West Bank

The resources of an occupied territory are supposed to be used to benefit the local population, unless they are needed for an urgent military purpose. However, in a judgment given on 26 December 2011,

Wadi Qana – From Palestinian agricultural valley to settlements’ tourism park

Orange-picking at Wadi Qana. Photo: Iyad Mansur Wadi Qana is one of the tributaries of the Yarkon River. The central section of the wadi, to the east of Qalqiliyah, is in Area C and includes several s

Settlers’ walk today in Wadi Qana, where the authorities are displacing Palestinian farmers who own the land

Update: The Settlers' walk was postponed due to rain Shepherds’ home, Wadi Qana. Homes of Yakir settlement seen in background. Photo: Jamil Dweikat Today, 23 April, the annual settlers’ walk will be h

The al-Makhrour area – damage to businesses, leisure and agriculture

The al-Makhrour area, defined as Area C, extends over approximately 300 hectares west of the village of Beit Jala, Route 60 and the planned route of the Separation Barrier, and south of the Israeli se

Civil Administration threatens alternative energy projects in southern Hebron Hills

In January and February, the Civil Administration issued demolition orders against alternative energy structures – 95 solar panels and six wind turbines – in six villages in the Masafer Yatta area of

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