Israeli police have evicted a Palestinian family from their home of more than 50 years in occupied East Jerusalem, a move denounced by rights groups as part of a wider attempt by pro-settlement groups to "Israelise Palestinian neighbourhoods".
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) says the Tel Aviv regime’s approval of plans to construct over 4,000 new settler units in the occupied Palestinian territories shows it does not believe in a so-called two-state solution.
The United Nations Human Rights Council reportedly plans to go ahead with the publication of a list of companies operating in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory and the Golan Heights, in spite of immense diplomatic pressure from the United States and Israel.
HeidelbergCement has responded to my (Adri Nieuwhof) recent article on The Electronic Intifada about its illegal plunder of Palestinian resources at the Nahal Raba quarry in the occupied West Bank. The German company’s response came at the invitation of the London-based Business and Human Rights Resource Centre.
A statement by the EU spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Maja Kocijancic said this week the Israeli authorities have further promoted plans, tenders and permits for thousands of settlement units across the West Bank, including, for the first time since 2002, in the heart of Hebron.