Case Study

Case Study Human Rights Lawyer Fights Deportation for Alleged “Breach of Loyalty”

A Palestinian Jerusalemite lawyer, long a target of state harassment, faces imminent deportation under the recent “breach of loyalty law.”

Case Study Israel’s “Revenge Campaign” against the al-Qunbar Family Marks Significant Expansion of Punitive Residency Revocation Policy

In response to a 2017 attack, Israel expands the scope of punitive actions against surviving family members, including residency revocations.

Case Study The Case of Akram Abd al-Haq: When the Court Surprisingly Ruled That Palestinian Jerusalemites Are “Native Residents”

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.

Case Study Forcibly Displaced for a Spouse’s Acts: The Case of Nadia Abu Jamal and Her Three Children

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.

Case Study The Ghettoization of Kufr ‘Aqab

The Separation Wall and municipal neglect have transformed the Palestinian village of Kufr ‘Aqab into an overcrowded, dangerous urban ghetto slum.

Case Study The Suffocation of Beit Iksa, al-Nabi Samwil, and al-Khalayla

The villages of Beit Iksa, al-Nabi Samwil, and al-Khalayla have been blocked by the Separation Wall, making life for Palestinians there miserable.

Case Study The Fragmentation of Jerusalem’s Eastern Palestinian Towns

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.

Case Study The Destruction of ‘Anata and Bir Nabala

The wall destroyed the towns of ‘Anata and Bir Nabala by blocking their residents and severing them from their surroundings.

Case Study The Road from Ramallah to Bethlehem

The Separation Wall blocked the road between the historically interconnected cities of Bethlehem and Ramallah, forcing Palestinians to use a long, roundabout, hazardous route.