updated Sat. June 4, 2022
February 15, 2018
Har Gilo residents were even informed that the road would be intermittently closed Thursday night so the work could proceed. Thursday evening, therefore, Nassir asked the court to declare the municipality in contempt. “This constitutes serious contempt for the honorable court's order, and the undersignedÃÂ ...
November 16, 2017
Israel has told residents of the Palestinian village of al-Walaja south of Jerusalem that they are to be cut off from their farmland and farming terraces because of the relocation of a checkpoint, shifting a large segment of land from the Palestinian side to the Israeli one. A Jerusalem district planning panel saidÃÂ ...
September 17, 2017
The march started at the entrance to the nearby city of Beit Jala and proceeded along the road to Har Gilo settlement, with activists chanting against the occupation and in favor of a two-state solution. As the march got underway, Jews and Palestinians stood together forming a bridge with their hands forÃÂ ...
August 22, 2017
There are 3,455 residential and public buildings built on private Palestinian lands in the West Bank, according to Civil Administration data. These illegal structures could be legalized under the expropriation law, whose validity is now being determined by the High Court of Justice in response to PalestinianÃÂ ...
August 16, 2016
Al-Walaja, occupied West Bank - The illegal Israeli settlement of Har Gilo towers over the only remaining entrance to al-Walaja, a Palestinian village in the ... As parts of both the Har Gilo and Gilo settlements are built on Walaja's land, residents believe that their further expansion solidifies the confiscation ofÃÂ ...
January 5, 2016
Israel has already expropriated half of al-Walajah's land, confiscating some for the original construction of Gilo and seizing other parts by military order to establish the settlement of Har Gilo. In addition, the Separation Barrier cuts off al-Walajah residents from their farmed land - some of which was declaredÃÂ ...