Tag Archives: Fourth Geneva Convention

Rules of the Occupation – a rigged game

Hekmat’s land is on the outskirts of Kafr Qaduum near the gate by the illegal Israeli settlement of Qedumim [1].  We had come to help with his olive harvest because the family is very poor. Hekmat and his wife, Tamam are … Continue reading

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Silent occupation, land grab and the myth of the ‘security’ fence

Jayyus, is a West Bank village six kilometres east of the Green Line, the 1948 internationally recognised Israeli border with Occupied Palestine. In 2002, the illegal Israeli settlement of Zufin[1], occupying some of the village’s most fertile land was illegally … Continue reading

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‘Not a map for a community; more like a map for a graveyard’ (Jordan Valley I)

Abu Faisal is tall for a Bedouin.  Dressed in traditional robes, he welcomes us underneath a large awning to shade us from the sun.  This part of Palestine is well below sea level and even in October it is very … Continue reading

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