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Denial Right to Residency
Around 16 families and a total of 195 Palestinians, (including 70 children), are threatened to be evicted from their homes in two occupied East Jerusalem neighborhoods, Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan.  Michael Lynk, a UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, called for the displacement orders to be reversed, and...
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"Israel has created an institutionalised regime of racial domination and oppression over the Palestinian people as a whole, using the strategic fragmentation of the indigenous Palestinian people and of the oPt as a main tool for the maintenance of its apartheid regime, which predates its ratification of ICERD and is rooted in the foundational laws...
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Thousands of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip are deprived of identity documents, depriving them further from the right to movement and hence deteriorating their living conditions.  It is an imposition on Palestinians of living circumstances calculated to cause their psychological or physical deterioration or destruction. Zahra Abu Alwan, 75, left the Gaza Strip with...
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“Over decades, in tours and activism on the West Bank with organizations like The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, I had witnessed disturbing realities that impacted me profoundly: the demolition of Palestinian homes, the expropriation of Palestinian land for Jewish settlements, olive orchards uprooted by settlers, and Palestinians evicted from homes in Jerusalem that they...
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Israel continues to commit ‘inhuman acts’ against the Palestinians. In this case, they shot a young man defending his house, leaving him paralysed. In the same instance, the Israeli army traumatised an 8-year-old boy by destroying his house and in lieu, burrying his toys under the rebels. Home demolitions, confiscation of the most basic infrastructure and...
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Israel doesn’t only deny its responsibility and legal obligation to provide the Palestinian people in the occupied territories of the West Bank with the COVID-19 vaccine, but also continues its campaign of demolitions in the West Bank, including clinics. “On Monday Israeli forces issued a slew of demolition orders to the Palestinian village of Zanouta...
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How is President Trump’s plan to solve the Israeli Palestinian conflict being received on the ground? The BBC’s Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman went to visit two homes in the occupied West Bank; starting with a Palestinian family whose house is in a fenced off enclave within an Israeli settlement. Israel has said it intends...
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Residency Revocation - Israel's Forcible Transfer of Palestinians from Jerusalem
Since 1967, Israel has revoked the residency status of more than 14,500 Palestinians from Jerusalem. Revocation of residency leads to forcible transfer, a war crime under the Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court and a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
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  Today, Israeli authorities maintain a single regime of control over the borders, airspace, population registry and economic activity of the territories of Israel, West Bank and Gaza. 
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The definition of Israel as "the Jewish State" or "the State of the Jewish People" makes inequality a practical, political and ideological reality for Palestinian citizens of Israel, who are marginalized and discriminated against by the state on the basis of their national belonging and religious affiliation as non-Jews. Additionally, the Palestinian minority is not...
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