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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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Israeli plain-clothes police attack Hebron resident traveling with his mother, damage his car and beat him

On Tuesday, 12 October 2021, at around 1:00 P.M., Hebron residents Marwan a-Zir (al-Husseini), 38, and his mother Ra’eesah, 65, were on their way back from visiting relatives in the village of al-’Eizariyah. When driving by the village of a-Za’ayem…

A regime of Jewish supremacy from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea

The entire area Israel controls between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea is governed by a single regime working to advance and perpetuate the supremacy of one group over another. By geographically, demographically and physically…