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EU urges Israel to rebuild demolished Palestinian classrooms

February 7, 2018 at 1:54 pm | Published in: EU, International Organisations, Israel, Middle East, News, Palestine European Union officials have urged Israeli authorities to rebuild recently demolished classrooms that served Palestinian children living in Abu Nuwar community in the central West Bank. On Sunday, Israeli occupation forces destroyed two, donor-funded classrooms, which provided an education for more …

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School Could Be Out Forever for These Bedouin Kids in the West Bank

Israel wants to demolish the school in Al Muntar, with alternatives located too far away for the children to attend. Residents believe they face expulsion because of expansion plans for an adjacent settlement  By Amira Hass – Feb 06, 2018 First- to sixth-graders from the Bedouin community of Al Muntar have …

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Israel demolishes EU-funded Palestinian classrooms in occupied West Bank

It was the fifth time the school has been demolished since 2016, Palestinian officials said. Residents, with the help of non-government organisations and EU funding, reconstruct it each time Israeli authorities on Sunday tore down two EU-funded classrooms that were part of a school for Bedouins in the occupied West …

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Statement by acting Humanitarian Coordinator for the oPt, Roberto Valent, on the Israeli authorities’ destruction of donor-funded classrooms in the Palestinian community of Abu Nuwar

REPORT from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 04 Feb 2018 I am deeply concerned by the Israeli authorities’ demolition this morning of two donor-funded classrooms (3rd and 4th grade), serving 26 Palestinian school children in the Bedouin and refugee community of Abu Nuwar, located in Area C on the …

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Editorial // Let the Bedouin Have Their Schools

A change is occurring in Bedouin society: Parents want their kids to study as much as possible. Israel’s High Court should show civic and democratic courage and block the demolitions of Bedouin schools in the West Bank Haaretz Editorial | Feb 04, 2018 12:41 AM The Tire School – which has been …

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Israel Just Created a New Type of Terrorism

Amira Hass – Jan 30, 2018 3:37 AM   Consistency requires that during their trip to Brussels this week, Israeli envoys present EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini with a summons for questioning at Ma’aleh Adumim police station on suspicion of terrorist activity. With one hand the Israeli representatives, by way …

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Palestinian school under imminent threat of demolition

30. Jan 2018 At least 61 schools in the West Bank and East Jerusalem at risk as attacks on education rise A Palestinian primary school built with European donor funding is facing the threat of demolition by Israeli authorities in the coming days, after the Israeli High Court of Justice …

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Israeli lawmakers debate ‘construction terror’ by Palestinians in West Bank

Amira Hass – Jan 29, 2018 3:14 PM MK Moti Yogev (Habayit Hayehudi) has called Palestinian construction in Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank “construction terror,” echoing settler activists who say the area must be defended against a “takeover” by Palestinians. “Our goal is to protect state lands, consistent with …

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