One of Jerusalem’s most important villages, al-Walaja, has been suffocated by Israeli settlements and their accompanying infrastructure and converted into an open-air prison.
A Palestinian Jerusalemite lawyer, long a target of state harassment, faces imminent deportation under the recent “breach of loyalty law.”
In response to a 2017 attack, Israel expands the scope of punitive actions against surviving family members, including residency revocations.
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.
The state inflicts devastating punishment on a Palestinian family for the actions of a dead man; the consequences are lifelong and irrevocable, especially for the children.
The Separation Wall and municipal neglect have transformed the Palestinian village of Kufr ‘Aqab into an overcrowded, dangerous urban ghetto slum.
The villages of Beit Iksa, al-Nabi Samwil, and al-Khalayla have been blocked by the Separation Wall, making life for Palestinians there miserable.
Jerusalem’s eastern Palestinian towns, including al-‘Izariyya and Abu Dis, have been completely separated from one another and from Jerusalem by the Separation Wall.
The wall destroyed the towns of ‘Anata and Bir Nabala by blocking their residents and severing them from their surroundings.