No end in sight: 50 years of impunity and inaction in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)

Publication date: 1 June 2017
Author: Roslyn Boatman, Alison Martin, William Mosse, Natalie Baddour, Ghada Snunu, Sami Alhaw and Suhaib Jarrar

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.