Demolition threats in two Bethlehem villages

Occupation forces have issued several demolition orders this January in the Bethlehem district. In addition to a private home in Irtas, the municipal water well in al-Khader has received another demolition order, threatening to seriously damage the village’s water supply. ***image1***In early January 2009, the al-Khader municipality received the second military order requiring the demolition […]

House Demolitions and Tighter Occupation Control Bolster Palestinian Expulsion of the Southern Ghettos of Hebron and Bethlehem.

***image2***Old City, Hebron: Occupation Forces have intensified their efforts to control and, ultimately, expel the Palestinian population from Hebron’s old city. The entrances to Akabba, the Shibli mosque, Al-Eskafia shopping area, and the main market of Shaloody have recently been blocked off through gates and road obstructions that tighten the colonial grip on Palestinian life. […]

Occupation Forces Confiscate Another 770 Dunums of West Bethlehem Land: 22,000 Palestinians Ghettoized between Walls and Colonies

Palestinians in the western areas of Bethlehem district have received new confiscation orders amounting to 770 dunums of land, taken for the Apartheid Wall and the expansion of the colonies in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc. Villages throughout this area are being ghettoized between two Apartheid Walls – one to be constructed close to the […]

Al-Walaja Villagers Pledge Steadfastness to Lands

***image2***Palestinians from the village of Al-Walaja, set to see their lands, livelihoods and futures decimated by the Apartheid Wall, gathered to mark the finale of Land Week and assert their resistance to the colonization project of the Occupation Forces. Around 200 villagers came together on Saturday April 9th to mark the culmination of a week […]

Violence of the Occupation Forces Fails to Deter Palestinian Resistance to the Apartheid Wall

Nazlat Issa/Baqa ***image2***Simultaneous demonstrations on both sides of the Apartheid Wall which cuts through the area of Baqa ended in clashes with Occupation Forces, and defiant calls from the villagers that they will never accept the ghettoization of their lands. Calls by the National Committee To Resist The Apartheid Wall and The Committee For Monitoring […]

Simultaneous Protests Mark Land Week and Continuing Resistance to the Apartheid Wall

***image2***Activities organized by the Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, and the National Committee to Resist the Apartheid Wall, to mark the commemoration of Land Day kicked off on Wednesday the 30th of March. Popular mobilization ensured demonstrations took place in Hebron/Surif, Bil’in/Saffa and Bethlehem. Surif, Hebron City In the northwest of Hebron City (Surif), over 1000 people […]