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East Jerusalem

Immediately after occupying the area in 1967, Israel unlawfully annexed thousands of hectares in and around Jerusalem. Ever since, it has instituted policies designed to drive Palestinians out of the city and to create a demographic and geographic reality that would frustrate any challenge to Israeli sovereignty there. The policies, which disrupt every aspect of life, include isolating East Jerusalem from the rest of the West Bank and deliberate underdevelopment and underservicing that result in overcrowding, poverty and substandard infrastructure.


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Jerusalem Municipality demolishes residential building, al-’Esawiyah, East Jerusalem, Feb. 22 2021

On the morning of Monday, 22 February 2021, at about 8:00 A.M., Jerusalem Municipality personnel came with two bulldozers and a Border Police escort to the East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-’Esawiyah and destroyed a two-story four-apartment building…

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…