Anna Baltzer: Life in Occupied Palestine

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  • Anna Baltzer: Life in Occupied Palestine

    1. 2. Palestine
    2. 4. Israel & Palestine
    3. 5. Since Sept ember 2000 : 9 95 Israeli civilians & soldiers have been killed 3 ,843 Palestinian civilians have been killed the “Occupied Territories” UNSC Resolution 242: calls for the “withdrawal of Israeli armed forces” from occupied territories.
    4. 6. The OCCUPATION I. Structures 1. Restricted Movement: Checkpoints & Roadblocks 2. Settlements & Outposts A. Economic vs. Ideological Settlers B. Environmental Issues 3. The Wall 4. House Demolitions 5. Imprisonment II. Resistance 1. Everyday Nonviolent Resistance 2. Demonstrations 3. Israeli Activism
    5. 7. Palestinian Road Israeli Road
    6. 9. Checkpoints
    7. 10. Checkpoints are barriers manned by soldiers/border police, used to control pedestrian/vehicular access. Most checkpoints are between Palestinian towns and villages . www.miftah.org
    8. 11. Beit Eba Checkpoint
    9. 21. Roadblocks
    10. 25. Settlements
    11. 27. International law prohibits an occupying power from transferring citizens from its own territory to the occupied territory (Fourth Geneva Convention, Article 49).
    12. 30. United Nations Dept of Public Information
    13. 31. Israeli Settlers in the Palestinian Territories B’tselem: Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories West Bank: 240,000 ; East Jerusalem: 190,000 (Formerly in Gaza: 8,000 )
    14. 32. Outposts
    15. 41. Israeli Activists
    16. 47. Environmental Issues
    17. 52. The OCCUPATION I. Structures 1. Restricted Movement: Checkpoints & Roadblocks 2. Settlements & Outposts A. Economic vs. Ideological Settlers B. Environmental Issues 3. The Wall 4. House Demolitions 5. Imprisonment II. Resistance 1. Everyday Nonviolent Resistance 2. Demonstrations 3. Israeli Activism
    18. 53. The WALL
    19. 54. The Wall will annex at least 15% of West Bank land into Israel. The annexed land contains 60-80% of the most fertile land and water sources in the region. Almost 60 cities and villages will be completely surrounded … Foundation for Middle East Peace: fmep.org
    20. 56. Qalqilya
    21. 57. Wall from Israeli Highway Qalqilya
    22. 58. International Newsweek August, 2004 U.S. Newsweek August, 2004
    23. 62. Abu Dis
    24. 64. Munira’s House
    25. 67. House Demolitions
    26. 68. No building permit (cost: $22,000 for permit) Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions: www.icahd.org
    27. 70. Resistance
    28. 77. Demonstrations
    29. 84. Over 340 Palestinian children are being held in Israeli prisons or detention centers, mostly for alleged stone throwing. Over 1000 kids have been arrested since September 2000. Addameer, Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association
    30. 85. More than 8,300 Palestinian political prisoners are being held in Israeli prisons today. More than 10% of these are administrative detainees, who can be held without charge indefinitely. Addameer, Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association: www.addameer.org

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