Trend Analysis: Under the Pretext of Security: Colonization and Displacement in the Occupied Jordan Valley

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July 30, 2006
This Trend Analysis examines Israeli practices ranging from settlement construction and land confiscation to the closure policy and destruction of Palestinian property. In so doing, the report demonstrates how, under the pretext of security, Israel has prolonged its colonization of the Jordan Valley by consistently reducing the space available to Palestinian communities, generating the conditions for their displacement, and creating “facts on the ground” that impede the establishment of a viable Palestinian state.
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