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Restrictions on Movement

Restricting movement is one of the main tools Israel employs to enforce its regime of occupation. Israel imposes restrictions on the movement of Palestinians within the West Bank, and travel between it and the Gaza Strip, into East Jerusalem, Israel, and abroad. When travel permits are required by Israel, they are given through a lengthy, non-transparent and arbitrary bureaucratic process. These conditions result in a life of constant uncertainty for Palestinians, making it difficult to perform simple tasks and plan their lives, and obstructs the development of a stable economy. 

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Military closes main entrance to two Hebron neighborhoods for six days

On 4 May 2017, the Israeli military extended the fence it installed in 2012 at the main entrance to the Gheith and a-Salaimeh neighborhoods in Hebron. The fence was fitted with a single gate, which the military said soldiers would open every day…
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Arrested Development

A decade after construction began on the Separation Barrier, the harm to adjacent Palestinian communities is clear. With some two-thirds of the barrier completed, it has crippled agriculture along its route. By isolating communities from each other…

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