Gaza and Khan al Ahmar have made the news recently. But nothing newsworthy from the West Bank. What does a typical week look like there? Here’s a glimpse.
Demolition Order Hits Man in Uruguay for Refusing to Serve Israeli Tourists, Booking.com removes hostel’s listing
When two IDF soldiers on vacation in Uruguay were turned away from a private bed and breakfast because of Israel’s policies and the aggressive behavior of Israeli soldiers – and a full refund was issued – the business owner found himself served with Palestinian-style demolition orders and Booking.com removed his listing.
Stories keep pouring in of Israel demolishing Palestinian villages; many of the buildings destroyed were donated by EU organizations; schools have been razed; residents are often required to pay tens of thousands of dollars for the destruction of their own homes; nearly 160,000 Bedouins live in “unrecognized” villages built before 1948 that Israel has designated “illegal” and threatens with demolition…
Palestinian activists have begun rebuilding the school that was demolished by Israel on August 22. 54 other schools have also been threatened with demolition.
The Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee in the PA, activists, and parents, rebuilt the Jeb Al-Theeb School east of Bethlehem, which was demolished by the Israeli occupation on August 23rd.
Israeli forces destroyed three Palestinian schools for children in the occupied West Bank, just days before start of school year, as part of an ongoing attack on education in Palestine.