Reports

Planning Policy in the West Bank [B’Tselem, 2017]
In about 70% of Area C – 42% of the West Bank – Israel has blocked Palestinian development by designating large swathes of land as state land, survey land, firing zones, nature reserves and national parks; by allocating land to settlements and their regional councils; or by introducing prohibitions to the area now trapped between the Separation Barrier and the Green Line …” Read More  

Israel, Golan Heights, West Bank, and and Gaza 2017 Human Rights Report [U.S. Department of State]
NOTE: Beginning in 2017 the State Department dropped the usage of the phrase “occupied territories” from its human rights report on Israel–a decision CMEP opposed.

“The most significant human rights issues included terrorist attacks targeting civilians and politically and religiously motivated killings by nonstate groups and individuals; administrative detention of Palestinians, often extraterritorially in Israel; and legal requirements and official rhetoric that adversely affected the operating environment for human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).” Read More

Israel and the Occupied Territories 2016 Human Rights Report [U.S. Department of State]
“The most significant human rights problems were terrorist attacks targeting civilians and politically and religiously motivated societal violence; institutional and societal discrimination against Arab citizens of Israel, many of whom self-identify as Palestinian…Other human rights problems included administrative detention, often extraterritorial in Israel, of Palestinians from the occupied territories; stigmatizing of human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); the treatment of asylum seekers and irregular migrants; institutional and societal discrimination against non-Orthodox Jews and intermarried families; and labor rights abuses against Arab and foreign workers.” Read More

Water Scarcity Vulnerability Mapping [OCHA, 2011]  
“13,723 people in 99 communities are considered at high risk of chronic water scarcity: accessing less than 30 LPCPD (litres per capita per day), often paying more than 20 NIS/cum, having not network nor adequate water storage and relying on low quality water; these communities are in Area C.” Read More  

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