Land Confiscation
Thanks to quick action and a sense of his own worth, S. managed to save two thirds of his land from being swallowed up by the Israeli armed forces. His dogged determination didn’t save all of his land, but it saved the best of it for the livelihood o
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In occupied territories – such as the Palestinian Territories – confiscation of private property and establishing settlements by the occupying state is prohibited under international law. Yet, in the Westbank and East Jerusalem thousands of confiscat
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For many years, the Israeli Civil Administration has been acquiring privately owned land normally owned by Palestinians through different methods including declaring them state land. This process started in the early 1980s and the result has been th
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