Palestinian Home Demolitions for Illegal Settlements Surging

The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a ten-year high in 2016. While this activity led by the fanatical settler movement is illegal under international law, it is completely aided and abetted by the Israeli government. 

With hundreds on notice to be evicted and their homes destroyed, Abby Martin goes on-the-ground investigating this dire human rights situation in Part I of her report on illegal settlements (Watch Part II here). She speaks to residents living under regular settler attacks from encroaching settlements and outposts illegal even under Israeli law, and explains how this crisis is worsening. 

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