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In the Occupied West Bank, half a million Israelis live in over a hundred settlements built on Palestinian land. The government of Israel says it has a right to build these settlements; the rest of the world disagrees. Follwing video explains why Israelis choose to live on occupied land, how they affect Palestinians, and why, despite international condemnation, the settlements continue to grow.
PHROC Joint Open Letter to the EU High Representative regarding Collective Punishment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory during Operation Brothers’ Keeper
Twelve Palestinian human rights organisations ask that the EU take strong action against Israel's violations of international law in during 'Operation Brothers’ Keeper' in the West Bank. In a letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs to The European Union, they ask her to strongly condemn Israel's large-scale searches, closures, and raids across Palestine, followoing the disappearance of three settlers.
Women, Peace & Security from a Palestinian Perspective
What kind of experiences with violence do women have in politically conflicted and militarized zones like East-Jerusalem? What ordeals do they face? How does the militarization of public and private space and the use of gendered bodies influence the lives of men and women? Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian gave a insight in Women, Peace & Security from a Palestinian Perspective during the Palestine Link College Tour that took place in the first week of May 2014 at various universities in the Netherlands.