An "unauthorized" settlement in the occupied West Bank

Zandberg Committee Report Will Launder Theft of Palestinian Lands

A special, government-appointed task force dubbed the “Zandberg Committee” submitted its final report to the office of the Prime Minister in February of this year. The report is designed to provide the government with tools for retroactively authorizing (implementing “regularization”) for scores of Israeli outposts and neighborhoods illegally built without official government approval over the…

Detention of young Palestinian in East Jerusalem by Israeli Border Police, December 2017 (Photo: Activestills)

Knesset Passes Law Allowing State to Revoke Permanent Residency Status of Jerusalem’s Palestinians

The Knesset passed a law Wednesday, March 7, allowing the Minister of the Interior to revoke the permanent residency status of Palestinians living in occupied East Jerusalem who “engage in terror or other anti-Israel activities.” Furthermore, under this law, the state can deport anyone whose permanent residency status has been withdrawn. Specifically, the government-sponsored law…