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2011: A Record Year For House Demolitions & Displacement In The West Bank

[ Israel is slowly expanding it’s territority and borders – and they are just hoping that no one else will notice .

This is the root cause of the conflict ]

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Akin to most Israeli Occupation Authority (IOA) atrocities in the West Bank,

home demolitions and forced displacements rose tremendously during 2011.

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’s (OCHA) latest report,

approximately 1,100 Palestinians,

half of which were children,

were displaced due to home demolitions by the Israeli Occupation Force (IOF) in 2011,

signaling an 80% rise from 2010 figures.

An additional 4,200 people’s livelihoods were affected by the demolitions.

The IOF demolished 622 private Palestinian structures in the West Bank during the year,

including 222 homes,

170 animal shelters,

two classrooms,

and one mosque two times,

marking a 42% increase in comparison to 2010…

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