"522 roadblocks and checkpoints obstruct Palestinian movement in the West Bank, compared to 503 in July 2010.
So far in 2011, an additional 495 ad-hoc ‘flying’ checkpoints obstructed
movement around the West Bank each month (on average), compared to 351 in the
past two years.
200,000 people from 70 villages are forced to use detours between two to
five times longer than the direct route to their closest city due to movement
One or more of the main entrances are blocked to Palestinian traffic in ten
out of eleven major West Bank cities.
Palestinians holding West Bank IDs require entry permits to enter East
Jerusalem and are limited to using four of the 16 checkpoints along the Barrier.
62 percent of the Barrier is completed, with 80 percent of the Barrier route
built inside the West Bank, with highly limited access to areas behind the
Four of the five roads into the Jordan Valley are not accessible to most
Almost 80 percent of land in the Jordan Valley is off-limits to
Palestinians, with the land designated for Israeli settlements, ‘firing zones’
and ‘nature reserves’.
122 closure obstacles shut off the Old City of Hebron from the rest of the
Palestinian access to their private land around 55 Israeli settlements is