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  • Settlement Report: December 14, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    A weekly report on Israeli settlement activity by the Foundation for Middle East Peace. This week covering: Following Trump’s Jerusalem proclamation, Israel hints new plans for the East Jerusalem settlements of Atarot and Pisgat Ze’ev; a special committee fast tracks approval of a Jerusalem cable car project; the Knesset expedited funds earmarked in 2018 to immediately purchase armored buses for settlers; the 100+ settlers illegally squatting in a Hebron home have given conditions for their self-evacuation; a bill to annex schools inside of settlements gets government backing; a Knesset committee strips a non profit operating in an outpost of its tax benefits.

  • Settlement Report: December 8, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    A weekly report on Israeli settlement activity by the Foundation for Middle East Peace. This week covering: Israel’s High Court orders the state to defend the Regulation Law a second time; Yesh Din petitions to rehear the Amona outpost case given recently revealed implications of the ruling; the Ofra settlement moves to retroactively legalize a sewage treatment plant; B’Tselem released a new report documenting Israel’s waste and sewage policies that harm Palestinians; the United Nations prepares to release a database of companies conducting business with Israeli settlements; an official says the U.S. announcement on Jerusalem has nothing to do with East Jerusalem settlements; Jared Kushner’s ties to pro-settlement activity continue to deepen.

  • Settlement Report: November 22, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    A weekly report on Israeli settlement activity by the Foundation for Middle East Peace. This week covering: two legal opinions issued by Israeli Attorney General defending the retroactive legalization of outposts via the expropriation of privately owned Palestinian land; Israel fast-tracks a Jerusalem cable car line despite growing opposition and serious consequences for Palestinians in Silwan; another bedouin community in the E-1 settlement area faces eviction; and, settlers fight for their “right of return” to inaccessible settlements.

  • Settlement Report: November 17, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    A weekly report on Israeli settlement activity by the Foundation for Middle East Peace. This week covering: 240 building permits issued for settlement units in East Jerusalem; the Supreme Court and Attorney General justify land theft for Israeli settlers because they are part of the “local population”; Israel moves to evict Palestinians in the Jordan Valley and West Bank to make way for settlement expansion; Ir Amim and Peace Now put out essential new reports on 2017 settlement activity.

  • Settlement Report: November 9, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    A weekly report on Israeli settlement activity by the Foundation for Middle East Peace. This week covering: the construction of new settler-only bypass roads; Israel is, for the first time, clearing landmines from the West Bank – and doing so for the expansion of a settlement; a state-funded NGO is petitioning to retroactively legalize an outpost; Bibi says evacuating settlements would be “ethnic cleansing,” FMEP’s Lara Friedman dismisses the notion; and more.

  • Settlement Report: November 2, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    A weekly report on Israeli settlement activity by the Foundation for Middle East Peace. This week covering: U.S. pressure leads to the delay of the Greater Jerusalem Annexation bill; plans for Ramat Shlomo and Ramot advance; injunction on the Regulation Law does not stop appointment of a settler advocate to lead committee tasked with retroactively authorizing outposts; more information on the new and improved bypass roads Netanyahu has promised for settlers.

  • Settlement Report: October 26, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    Welcome to FMEP’s Weekly Settlement Report, covering everything you need to know about Israeli settlement activity this week. To receive this report via email, please…

  • Settlement Report: October 20, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    Welcome to FMEP’s Weekly Settlement Report, covering everything you need to know about Israeli settlement activity this week. To receive this report via email, please…

  • Settlement Report: October 12, 2017

    Settlement Reports

    Welcome to FMEP’s Weekly Settlement Report, covering everything you need to know about Israeli settlement activity this week. To receive this report via email, please…