Area C

“This land is ours,” says Israel’s top diplomat, citing religious texts

Israel’s deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely is only one of several top-ranking politicians who hope to annex the occupied West Bank.

In photos: Defying Israel's demolition orders in the South Hebron Hills

Mohammad Alhaj
16 March 2015

Palestinian families are forced to live in substandard housing.

In photos: Palestinian school threatened by Israeli bulldozers

Ahmad Al-Bazz
Jordan Valley
17 December 2014

Israel refuses to give construction permits and gives demolition orders when Palestinians build without them.

Tony Blair enables Israeli raids in the West Bank

“Peace envoy” and his team accept that Israel’s military may inflict suffering on Palestinians.

Palestinians dodge Israeli soldiers to retake village in occupied West Bank

Patrick O. Strickland
Jordan Valley
4 February 2014

Ein Hijleh was forcibly depopulated by Israel in 1967. Palestinians are reclaiming the land, linking it to their history and heritage.

90 percent of Gaza's water unfit for drinking, says Falk

The UN’s special rapporteur sounds the alarm over Palestinian water scarcity.

In photos: Israeli forces raze Jordan Valley community

Dylan Collins
Khirbet al-Makhul
9 October 2013

Many other Palestinian communities in Area C face a similar fate to Khirbet al-Makhul.

Palestinian family trapped in home as blaze raged in Israeli chemical plant

Patrick O. Strickland
17 September 2013

Locals blame high cancer levels on pollution from “factories of death.”

Farmer in Palestinian "breadbasket" works in Israeli settlement to survive

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jordan Valley
16 September 2013

The Oslo accords have left Jordan Valley communities without access to vital resources.

BBC admits downplaying the scale of Israel's occupation

Why are BBC presenters telling audiences that only part of the West Bank is occupied?


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