Presentation on theme: "The New Settlement in Hebron March, 2007 Hebron Protocol 17/1/1997 Between Israel and the Palestinian Authority divided the city: H1 Area – Palestinian."— Presentation transcript:
Hebron Protocol 17/1/1997 Between Israel and the Palestinian Authority divided the city: H1 Area – Palestinian control 18 km 2 130,000 Palestinians H2 Area – Israeli control 4 km 2 35,000 Palestinians 600 Israeli Settlers
The Settlements In Hebron 200 Students 40 Families 30 Families 70 People Over 600 Settlers in the middle of a Palestinian City, spoiling the lives of Thousands of Palestinians
…The assumption according to which it was possible to maintain ordinary Palestinian daily-life in the area, side by side with Israeli daily-life, contradicts the separation principle, which is the basis of the security plan for the defense of the area. A letter from the legal adviser of the ministry of defense, 31/1/07:
Movement Restrictions No Cars No Walking Near the Settlement: Over 1,500 shops closed Almost 900 apartments empty
New Settlement Prayers Rd Givat Haavot Tomb of the Patriarchs
New Settlement As a result: Thousands of Palestinians under severe movement restrictions Hundreds of soldiers to protect another large area in Hebron Rising the tension in the whole area
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