Life Under Occupation

Ever since 1967, Israel has occupied the West Bank and Gaza Strip and dominated, often violently, the lives of over 3,000,000 Palestinians.  This section contains information about this occupation.

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The woman and the bulldozer: Ms Sobhiya Al-Amour (50) facing an Israeli bulldozer.  This bulldozer had destroyed two Palestinian houses.  In the picture it is digging up her field of olive trees.  Thousands of olive trees were uprooted since the beginning of the Intifada as a collective punishment to the Palestinians.

There is always a choice to be made. . .
The Good
Ta'ayush activists (Israeli Jews and Arabs), along with members from Rabbis for Human Rights and the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions bring food and supplies to the people in the South Hebron area, January 11, 2002.
The Bad
An Israeli boy kicks a Palestinian woman as a girl pulls her headdress in a market in the divided West Bank town of Hebron Thursday, Aug. 9, 2001. (AP Photo/Nasser Shyoukhi)