Settlement Monitor 16 FEBRUARY–15 MAY 2015

VOL. 44

2014/15

No. 4
P. 269
Settlement Monitor
Settlement Monitor 16 FEBRUARY–15 MAY 2015
ABSTRACT

This section covers items—reprinted articles, statistics, and maps—pertaining to Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights. They are reproduced as published, including original spelling and stylistic idiosyncrasies.

 

Netanyahu’s Settlement Surge

3rd Netanyahu Government: 40% Increase in Construction, Peace Now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

“New and Recycled East Jerusalem Settlement Tenders,” Terrestrial Jerusalem . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

 

The Settlement Outpost System

“The Lie Israel Sold the World—Settlement ‘Outposts,’” Yossi Gurvitz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

“West Bank Outposts: An Entire System of Dispossession,” Yossi Gurvitz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

 

Expulsion, Demolition, and Seizure: Israeli Settlement Expansion

“High Court Rules on Absentee Property Law in Jerusalem,”

Terrestrial Jerusalem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

 

“Palestinian Village Khirbet Susiya under Imminent Threat of Demolition

and Expulsion,” B’Tselem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

 

“Settlements Threaten Palestine’s Historic Sites,” Ahmad Melhem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

 

“IDF Cancels Status of Firing Zone to Enable Expansion of Nearby Settlement,”

Chaim Levinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

 

“Israeli Cellular Companies Paid to Squat on Palestinian Land,”

Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

 

Palestinians Unionize in West Bank Settlement

“Palestinian Workers in the Settlements Unite,” Bethan Staton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

 

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