Demolitions

Article 33
No protected person may be punished for an offence he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and likewise all measures of intimidation or of terrorism are prohibited.
Pillage is prohibited.
Reprisals against protected persons and their property are prohibited.

Fourth Geneva Convention
Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War

3-18 - Israel army razes 31 houses in Rafah in less than 24 hours: UNRWA The media in China reports this conflict more accurately than the American press. Unreal.

3-10 - Hope crumbles in Rafah as homes are ground to dust

1-28 - UN overwhelmed by Palestinian homeless demands

1-25 - Israeli Demolitions Leave Many Homeless "Anyone who has seen the conditions under which these people are now pushed even further into misery and tragedy will ask themselves, `At what price security?'" said Hansen, head of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, which helps Palestinian refugees.

1-25 - UN warns over Israeli demolitions

1-22 - UN agency condemns Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes, calls for new funds

1-20 - Witnesses Say Israeli Army Plows 30 Gaza Homes

1-20 - Witnesses: Israel Bulldozes 13 Gaza Homes

1-20 - Jewish Settlers Oppose Army Swoop on Outpost But so far Israel has only dismantled a handful of outposts, most of them uninhabited and some of which have since been rebuilt. Legal challenges have stalled plans to remove others

1-20 - Israelis Demolish Worship Sites, Houses Demolition on a far greater scale took place in the Gaza Strip (news - web sites ), where army bulldozers smashed 25 houses and flattened a mosque in a Palestinian refugee camp, leaving 400 people homeless, local officials said.

1-15 - Palestinians Lose Homes in Palace Hit by Conflict

10-13 - Israel/Occupied Territories: Wanton destruction constitutes a war crime

7-18 - MORE HOMES DEMOLISHED IN THE NEGEV

7-11 - First Israeli demolition since truce

6-30 - Israelis pull out but leave trail of devastation

6-30 - The Homecoming Israeli Army Destroys Buildings, Farms As It Leaves Gaza

6-30 - Shooting and loss of homes mar start of ceasefire

6-16 - Home of Disabled Man Demolished by Government A cruel, heartless act and it's not the first of its kind by Israel.

5-7 - House demolitions leave nearly 13,000 Palestinians homeless - UN agency

From 1997 - Israel Carries Out Massive House Demolitions Throughout West Bank

UNRWA: 12,000 Palestinians Made Homeless by Israeli Demolition Spree

4-14 - Israeli troops destroy West Bank home, arrest 11 Palestinians Since 1967, 8000 Palestinian homes have been demolished in the Occupied Territories Source. Wait a minute now, I thought the home demolitions were on the account of suicide bombings and the like. I wasn't aware of any that occurred in the late 60s....

A Busy Day for Bulldozers

3-11 - Despite court order, Israel demolishes Palestinian home - they did the same thing to a whole Israeli Arab town last week despite pending legal action as well - Link




Palestinian Maram al-Shwieki (L) and her sister cry after their house was blown up by Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Hebron January 20, 2003. The house belonged to Islamic Jihad activist Taysir Yusri al-Shwieki. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (news - web sites) said on Sunday that European members of a 'quartet' of foreign mediators were biased against Israel and would stall peace efforts unless they backed the removal of Yasser Arafat REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun

Israel accused of Hebron land grab

Today's House Demolitions 12:12am Mon Mar 3 '03

2-17 Latest Gaza Demolitions Follow Pattern - Illegal collective punishment

2-17 Israel Seizing Land in Bethlehem - It's all about the land.

2-17 1000s of Palestinians Regularly Rendered Homeless

US criticises Israel demolition of homes

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Shops

Political house demolitions



Israeli Army Demolishes West Bank Houses