Publication date: 1 June 2017
June 2017 marks 50 years since the occupation of the Palestinian Territory. Despite Israel’s responsibilities as an occupying power, life for millions of Palestinians under this ever-expanding, ever-controlling occupation is worse now than decades ago.
Israel’s occupation is the root-cause of poverty and injustice in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). It drives a constant conflict that impacts both Palestinians and Israelis, ultimately denying generations of Palestinians their fundamental freedoms and rights.
There is no end in sight.