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11 September, 2014 42 Palestinian, Israeli, and international organizations are urgently calling on world leaders to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins out of their communities in the central part of the occupied West Bank and into a designated township. The organizations stressed that the international community must take all possible [...]

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22 of August, 2014 Sharif Omar Khalid, a farmer from Jayyus (Qalqiliya governorate), has experienced the negative effects of the Barrier that has separated him from his land, agriculture and water resources. Completed in 2003, the Barrier deviates six kilometres from the Green Line to isolate over 9,000 dunums of Jayyus’s land west of the [...]

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16 of August, 2014 The Palestinian Water Authority said on Thursday that the water distribution network in Gaza had suffered $34.4 million worth of damage as a result of the Israeli offensive over the last five weeks, including dozens of destroyed facilities. The immense scale of the destruction of Gaza’s infrastructure has only become increasingly [...]

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