Maya Horodniceanu and Nir Hasson report in Haaretz on 6 April 2022: The days when construction in East Jerusalem opened news broadcasts and rocked U.S.-Israeli relations may have passed, but on the ground Jerusalem keeps on morphing: Jewish neighborhoods are being built or planned beyond the Green Line in places like Har Homa, Givat Hamatos, […]
Times of Israel reports, “Palestinian protesters clashed violently with security forces overnight Tuesday as the army surveyed the family home of a Palestinian who killed an IDF soldier, ahead of its demolition. Israel Defense Forces units arrived in the al-Am’ari refugee camp near Ramallah to map the home of Islam Yousef Abu Hamid, who killed Ronen […]
We don’t need to argue about Balfour or show title deeds to prove we exist. We simply need to show the historical maps of Palestine says historian Salman Abu Sitta, who has made this his life’s work. He has had no help or interest from the Palestinian leadership, about which he is scathing. “In the absence of true representation of Palestinians, the Israeli regime has gone wild. It removed every mask from its face. It became openly racist”.
Despite innumerable diplomatic and political reproaches and votes of censure from EU, UN and even US bodies, Israeli encroachment on, and seizure of, Palestinian land has been continuous since 1967 with two breaks: the withdrawal from Gaza, 2005, and the Oslo Accords which made the small enclaves of Areas A and B off-limits to Israelis.
Page last updated 29 Oct 2015 Introduction We offer this series of timelines and maps in order to support this ORIGINS OF AND BACKGROUND TO THE CONFLICT section. Do let us know if you come across others that would be worth linking to. Timelines 1. Chronology from November 1947 to 2006 This chronology, from Avi […]
Many thanks to our friends at ICAHD for these fascinating and enlightening maps which really throw light on the details of the infrastructure of the occupation.
Page last updated 23 Oct 2015 Introduction Israel occupied the West Bank, including Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, as well as the Syrian Golan Heights, in June 1967. Occupations by definition are temporary, yet Israel remains in this “temporary” state after 48 years and counting… Maps provide a graphic introduction to the fragmentation and disruption of […]
Or Kashti reports in Haaretz on 25 December 2022: The coalition agreement between Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the far-right Religious Zionism party specifies that the new government will draw up and execute plans to “Judaize” the Galilee and the Negev, areas in Israel’s north and south, with significant Arab populations. Judging by […]
Hebh Jamal reports in +972: A new report published by the German Conference of Interior Ministers (IMK) that focuses on “prevention and intervention against Israel-related antisemitism” is pushing for further crackdowns on pro-Palestine solidarity, and even discusses moving toward the criminalization of this kind of speech and activism. Authored by one of the IMK working […]
Fayza Hassan reports in Al-Monitor on 29 November 2022: Israel’s new Tunnels Road, an extension of Route 60, is set to open soon and connect southern Jerusalem to the Gush Etzion settlement complex. The project to expand the controversial route is seen in the West Bank as part of Israel’s plan to expand settlements and Judaize […]