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April 2012 - Israeli Violations in Occupied East Jerusalem

During the month of April 2012, the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Land Research Center (LRC), recorded violations of Palestinian rights, both at the hands of the Israeli authorities and Israeli settlers. These included, but were not limited to, violations of residency rights, and land confiscations for the sake of illegal Israeli settlement in East Jerusalem.

Palestinian family loses court fight for Shepherd Hotel

3 April 2012, MA'AN - Israel's Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a prominent Palestinian family could not claim ownership of a landmark and now derelict building in East Jerusalem - paving the way for a Jewish settlement project.

March 2012 - Israeli Violations in Occupied East Jerusalem

During the month of March 2012, the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Land Research Center (LRC), recorded many violations of Palestinian rights at the hands of Israeli authorities and Israeli settlers. Of particular noe during this month were attacks targeting children, including their right to education, and peaceful demonstrators on Land Day.

Protester dies as Palestinians mark Land Day

30 March 2012, AL JAZEERA - Demonstrator killed by Israeli security forces in Gaza and more than 120 people wounded in riots in the West Bank.

Violence flares at Land Day protests

30 March 2012, MA'AN - Israeli forces fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters across the occupied West Bank on Friday, as Palestinians commemorated Land Day and marched toward Jerusalem.

Mass Land Day demonstrations sweep Israel, Palestine

30 March 2012, +972 MAGAZINE - Tens of thousands of people participated in Land Day demonstrations in East Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Negev and the Galilee, as well as in Jordan and Lebanon. One person was killed, many were injured - several critically - and several were arrested in clashes with the Israeli army and police. Hamas and Fatah also attacked demonstrators. 

Mustafa Bargouti: Jerusalem is at the heart of the Palestinian cause

23 March 2012, MONDOWEISS - Mustafa bargouti on planned nonviolent actions on March 30th.

Israeli Supreme Court Justice criticizes state over West Bank outpost evacuation deal

22 March 2012, HAARETZ - Salim Joubran says deal to allow settlers three and a half years to rebuild homes on Hayekev Hill will 'inevitably turn into eight.'

Settlers agree to leave illegal West Bank outpost

14 March 2012, JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Settlers signed an agreement with the Israeli government on Sunday to leave the biggest illegal outpost in the occupied West Bank and move to a nearby site after months of negotiations to avoid their forced removal.

Destruction of Property, History, and Culture: The Case of Lifta Vilage

Quick facts on the issues surrounding the Palestinian village of Lifta.

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