Tagged: Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel

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A year after all 27 EU countries committed to challenging settlement expansion, forced displacement, and demolition of Palestinian property in an unprecedented Foreign Affairs Council statement, approvals for illegal settlements have increased.

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Crossing the Gaza gates. Photo: Oxfam

With a ceasefire holding, Oxfam sees an opportunity to break the cycle of violence and lift the blockade once and for all.

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Since January 2009, the government of Israel has restricted Palestinian fishing boats to three nautical miles from Gaza’s coast – a limit enforced by live fire

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An Israeli airstrike has destroyed one Oxfam supported, left another damaged in North West Gaza City.

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Daily power cuts in Gaza affect daily life in Gaza. Photo: Karl Schembri/Oxfam

As the impact of days of violent escalation worsens for civilians in Gaza and in Israel, a group of 38 aid and development agencies today urged world leaders to take swift action to enforce a ceasefire in order to protect civilian lives and infrastructure and prevent another widespread humanitarian disaster in Gaza brought on by a prolonged military confrontation.

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Palestinians facing eviction, Al Fakheet, Hebron. Credit: David Levene/Oxfam

Israel’s eviction and demolition plans for 13 Palestinian villages in the Hebron Hills come as demolition and displacement rates have hit a three-year high, adding to the uncertainty about the future for Palestinians living in the Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank.

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