Tagged: West Bank

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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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Settlement expansion, enabled by discriminatory restrictions on Palestinians in the Jordan Valley, is destroying the viability of a future Palestinian state. These photos show how Palestinians are coping.

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Settlement expansion, enabled by discriminatory restrictions on Palestinians in the Jordan Valley, is destroying the viability of a future Palestinian state, a new report by Oxfam said today.

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Oxfam today called upon the Israeli government to compensate Palestinian villagers after the Israeli army demolished 79 structures in the village of Al Farisiya in the West Bank on Monday, forcing families into further impoverishment after years of harassment.

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Umm Juma talks to a staff member of Oxfam's partner Bimkom/Planners for Planning Rights, who has come to help her protect her home from being destroyed. Photo: Catherine Weibel/Oxfam

Oxfam partner Bimkom’s architects and planners help Palestinians fight house demolition orders and restrictive building policies that are pervasive in Area C of the West Bank.

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Palestinian olive growers know it’s hard to plan ahead. Credit: Oxfam

Tael Misaf, a farmer from the West Bank and 31 other farmers from his village, formed a Co-operative for Organic Olive Oil Production. Now Tael’s olive oil is selling on the shelves of foreign specialty shops, delis and other food markets.

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Elham Sa'ah working in beehive. Credit: Caroline Berger

On the outskirts of Ramallah, a group of enterprising women have set up a burgeoning cooperative and become role models for other women in their community.

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Gaza - PMRS - Mobile clinic, village in Khanyou. Credit: Tineke D'haese/Oxfam

After seven years of Israeli blockade, 1.7 million Palestinians continue to be trapped in the Gaza Strip, largely cut off from the outside world. The current escalation of violence is causing more human suffering. We are calling for an immediate end to all hostilities.

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