Occupied Territories – September 30th, 2016

Just as a reminder, I always include “Occupied Territories” posts in the “Israel Lobby” category also, because I don’t believe that these disgraceful violations of human rights would be tolerated by the rest of the world were it not for Lobby propaganda, threats and smears. -JG.

Six items in total…

More demolitions of Palestinian homes in the South Hebron Hills

Checkpoint conditions deliberately create overcrowding and extremely long lines, forcing laborers to arrive in the dead of night if they are to make it to work on time

Arrests made as authorities start process of replacing Bedouin town with a Jewish one

Poll shows “a questionable commitment by Israeli Jews to democratic values when it concerns the Palestinian minority

The “No-State” solution: The media never fail to elevate Israel’s policy aims to the same level of legitimacy as international law – areas where Israeli settlements are located are always described as “disputed” territory…

Jerusalem Municipality approves project to build “thousands of housing units and expand shopping areas” inside the 1967 boundaries, which the international community deems illegal