Reports

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2006
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The economic, social and humanitarian conditions in the oPt have deteriorated at a more rapid pace since the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza and the northern West Bank in August 2005. The present phase of the crisis is distinguished by the Government of Israel’s (GOI) impounding of PA customs and...

Al Walaja miniprofile
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2010
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Before the war of 1948, some 1,600 people lived in the village of Al Walaja. All of them were displaced by the war and ended up in the refugee camps of Shu’fat (Jerusalem) and Dheisheh (Bethlehem), others moved to Jordan and Lebanon. Some villagers owned agricultural land on the Jordanian side...

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2011
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The village of Al Walaja, located nine kilometers southwest of the Old City of Jerusalem and four kilometers northwest of Bethlehem, has a population of more than 2,000. Almost all of the village’s residents are registered as ‘Palestine refugees’ with UNRWA.

The original village was...

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2012
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Due to the particular vulnerability of the Palestine refugee population affected by the West Bank Barrier and its associated gate and permit regime, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) established the Barrier Monitoring Unit (BMU). Financed...

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2012
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The Israeli military operation intensified during the last hours before the ceasefire, causing further damage and destruction. Negotiations supported by Egypt and the United States resulted in the announcement of a ceasefire at 21:00 on Wednesday.

Rocket firing by Palestinian militants...