The evolution of the legal status of Palestinians of Jerusalem, from the 19th century to today, with milestones of increasing precarity along the way
A young man shares his lifetime of experience of dealing with Israel’s closure of Jerusalem and how it has impacted his entire life.
In response to a 2017 attack, Israel expands the scope of punitive actions against surviving family members, including residency revocations.
A Palestinian Jerusalemite shares his experience leaving the country through Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
An in-depth look at the extraordinarily precarious legal status held by Palestinian Jerusalemites, and how it has become more precarious over time
For one young man, the permanent residency that eluded him in his youth is more than enough.
After a 30-year legal fight, Palestinian Jerusalemite Akram Abd al-Haq was able to have the permanent-resident status with which he was born reinstated, offering hope for others.
Palestinians who hold permanent-resident status must satisfy the state that Jerusalem is their “center of life” in order to continue enjoying that status. But how frequently?
What does it mean to have “no status” (i.e., to be stateless) after the state revokes one’s residency?