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Israeli demolitions in West Bank leave 56 Palestinians homeless

On the morning of 27 September 2016, Israeli authorities demolished 22 structures, half of which were homes, in five Palestinian communities throughout the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Fifty-s

“If they had any human decency, they’d let us hook up to the water pipes that run a meter from our tents”

Palestinians living in the West Bank suffer from a water shortage due to Israeli policy that limits water supply throughout the year, and more so during the summer months. The shortage is particularly

Three days of destruction: Civil Administration demolishes 10 structures in South Hebron Hills and Wadi al-Qalt

More demolitions this morning in the Jordan Valley and Ma’ale Adumim Area Since this morning (Thurs. 7 April 2016), Civil Administration and military forces have been demolishing structures in several

Week of harassment in Jordan Valley continues harm to Area C communities

Structures demolished or slated for demolition Between 12 and 14 January 2016, B'Tselem documented a number of Civil Administration (CA) activities that constitute direct or indirect harm to five Pale

In a three-day demolition campaign in the Jordan Valley, the authorities left 59 people, including 28 minors, homeless

Over three days during the past week, the authorities demolished 22 dwellings in the Jordan Valley, along with 41 other structures used for storage and livestock, leaving 59 people, including 28 minor

Israel forces dozens of Jordan Valley Palestinians to vacate homes for hours to allow for military training

A-Ras al-Ahmar residents wait to be allowed to return home. Photo by ‘Aref Daraghmeh, B’Tselem, 12 October 2015 On 12 and 13 October 2015, the military forced ten families – 52 people, including 20 mi

June in the Jordan Valley: In 7 days of maneuvers, military temporarily displaces hundreds and causes fires in farmland

Residents of Kh. Basaliyeh putting out fire caused by military’s training. Between Kh. Basaliyeh and Humsah. Photo: ‘Aref Daraghmeh,, B’Tselem, 25 June 2015 This past month, June 2015, the Israeli mil

November in the Jordan Valley – military repeatedly forces 13 families from Khirbet Humsah out of their homes in wind and rain

B’Tselem monitoring reveals that in November 2015, the Civil Administration temporarily displaced 13 families from Khirbet Humsah on seven different occasions, on the grounds that the military must co

Military forces 7 Palestinian communities in Jordan Valley to evacuate homes for maneuvers

A family evacuating their home, near al-Malih, northern Jordan Valley. Photo: 'Aref Daraghmeh, B'Tselem, 3 May 2015 Evacuations and military training greatly harmed livestock and residents’ farmland B

Israel’s Civil Administration steps up efforts to expel Area C Palestinian communities

In August Israel demolished the homes of 228 people, 124 of them minors, leaving them with no shelter. In August, the Civil Administration and the military went on a demolition rampage in 29 villages