Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Some of what Israel did to Palestinians in one year--or what US media don't cover

In one year, Israel killed 134 Palestinians, including 35 children.  Most were shot at checkpoints--the numbers of checkpoints increased to more than 472 in the West Bank.  There were licenses to 37335 settlement "units".  Settlement construction increased by 57 % last year.  As for land theft, Israel confiscated more than 12326 dunes of Palestinian lands in West Bank and Gaza (not counting Palestinian lands of 1948).  Israeli occupation destroyed 1023 homes and installation in the West Bank and Jerusalem.  Israeli also uprooted more than 6500 olive trees in Jerusalem and West Bank.  (Source Hani Hurani Center).