Occupied Territories – June 1st, 2015

Nine items in total…

American billionaire used Swedish company to conceal 2008 sale and transfer of West Bank church compound to settlers

Israel announces intent to commit war crimes? – “…many Lebanese civilians will probably be killed, and (that) it should not be considered Israel’s fault”

Settlers from the illegal settlement of Bat Ayin destroy over 200 olive trees by fire – “Since 1967, approximately 800,000 olive trees have been uprooted by Israeli forces and settlers in the occupied West Bank”

IDF attacks Gaza crops with fire-bombs

Ten year-old boy loses eye after being shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet

Israeli Supreme Court decisions set precedent for forcible eviction of previously-displaced Arab residents from their homes

IDF soldier to be jailed for criticizing the illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories

Palestine to submit two separate suits against Israel to the ICC on June 25th

An analysis of the new Israeli government and its likely future attitude towards peace with Palestine