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Planning Policy in the West Bank

Israel’s planning policy is aimed at preventing Palestinian development and dispossessing Palestinians of their land, with a view to enabling Israel to use as much of the West Bank for its own needs. All urban, agricultural and economic development potential lies in Area C of the West Bank, where Israel retains all building and planning powers. Israel exploits this control to virtually prohibit Palestinian construction and developing of infrastructure in Area C. This ban also harms hundreds of Palestinian Area A and B communities whose land reserves are in Area C and are, therefore, also subject to Israel’s ban.

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A day of destruction in the West Bank: 22 people, including 15 children, lost their home in a single day

On Tuesday, 23 November 2021, Israel embarked on a large-scale demolition campaign throughout the West Bank, in which it destroyed and confiscated dwellings, tents, livestock enclosures, buildings under construction, a road, and even a structure…
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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…