There are three major grounds for demolitions in occupied Jerusalem:
Some 500 trees and saplings owned by Palestinians were uprooted or damaged across the West Bank. About half of them were damaged by Israeli settlers in various incidents. The other half were uprooted by Israeli authorities on grounds that the area was designated as a “firing zone”.
This report is the first of its kind and hopefully the first instalment in what will become an annual report with the aim of monitoring the situation of youth for the purpose of more effective and targeted interventions that adequately address the concerns and realities of youth as they themselves see them. This first report focuses on youth participation, the status of the educational system and its impact on youth’s preparation and prospects for the future, poverty and unemployment, health, and justice and security.
This report by the Jordan Valley Popular Committees and Ma'an Development Centre, sets out the case for the Jordan Valley.
This report serves to showcase the Jordan Valley, its beauty, unique landscape, its religious and historical sites, its towns and villages, its people, the daily problems they face caused by the occupation and how the area is being destroyed and completely taken over by Israel. It also aims to illustrate how integral the area is to Palestine, culturally, socially, economically and strategically. Without the Jordan Valley, Palestine will not be a viable state.
Through the European Commission funded joint project “Access to Justice for Poor Women” Musawa and Relief International held a workshop titled “Palestinian Work Standards” in the city of Jenin on May 20th 2010.
Attorney at law Nidal Abu Farha, facilitated the workshop for 21 SME employers concerning working women’s rights in the workplace.
This report provides a legal analysis of the Geneva Accord, a peace accord drafted by Palestinian and Israeli negotiators acting in their private capacity. While this accord received substantial international attention at its issuance, a legal evaluation makes clear that it is promising only on its face, and that it suffers from serious legal pitfalls and implications.