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Demolition spree carries on across West Bank; 435 people, incl. 234 minors, have lost their homes since Jan. 2016

In the first week of March, Israeli authorities demolished 17 dwellings, 19 pens and animal enclosures, and a school in two Jordan Valley communities: one in the Nablus area and the other near Jericho
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The village of Khirbet Tana

In the village of Khirbet Tana, east of Beit Furik, the 300 or so residents live in caves, tents, and both temporary and permanent structures. This community has existed in the area for decades and th
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Military Resumes Maneuvers in Residential Areas and Grazing Land of Palestinian Communities: Two Communities Displaced and Another Ravaged

Over recent weeks, the military has held several maneuvers in residential areas or grazing land belonging to Palestinian communities. Israel claims that the areas are “firing zones,” despite the fact
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Israel demolishes 18 Palestinian homes northeast of Jerusalem and in northern Jordan Valley

On Sunday, 9 October 2016, Israeli authorities demolished structures in the Palestinian communities of al-Kurshan, which lies north of the Mishor Adumim settlement’s industrial zone, and a-Ras al-Ahma
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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
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“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
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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
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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
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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
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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