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Authorities continue to harass al-Hadidiyah community

Update: On 10 December 2015 Israel’s High Court of Justice (HCJ) issued an interim injunction in the petition filed by families from al-Hadidiyah. The injunction orders authorities not to demolish the
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Israeli Civil Administration evacuates 9 families for an entire night, citing military training near their homes

On 2 April 2017 Civil Administration representatives arrived at Khirbet a-Ras al-Ahmar a small shepherding community in the northern Jordan Valley. The settlements of Ro’i and Beka’ot were established
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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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Separation Barrier cuts off children from Tel ‘Adasa, which is in East Jerusalem , and their school in Bir Nebala

Sixty-eight Palestinians, twenty-six children among them, live in the area called Tel '‘Adasa, in East Jerusalem, on land Israel annexed in 1967, near the '‘Atarot industrial area and Begin Road (Rout
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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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Masafer Yatta (Firing Zone 918)

In October and November of 1999 the Israeli military expelled the approximately 700 Palestinian residents of a dozen small villages in the southeastern Hebron Hills, east of Route 317. The residents o