- Chicago Tribune
In demographic race for Jerusalem, Palestinian discovers home is no longer home,
For Jerusalem Palestinians, home not always home,
all 3 article versions by Karin Laub, Associated Press (2 August 2008) – this article describes how Israel is attempting to win the demographic race for Jerusalem using inhumane methods such as land policy, home demolitions, wall, discrimination in building permitting, etc., and yet is still losing.
- Washington Post
Jerusalem bulldozer killer acted alone: police, by Rebecca Harrison and Ori Lewis, Reuters (6 July 2008). This article mainly describes Israeli plans to destroy the family home of the Palestinian driver of the bulldozer including allowing demonstrators in support of demolition at the home by settlers and others. The article also describes the separation wall, and the annexation of East Jerusalem as not recognized by the international community.
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Arab Home Razed in Jerusalem” (3 April 2008)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Israel Treats Bedouins Unfairly: Report” (31 March 2008)
These two articles strongly condemn Israeli home demolition and involuntary population transfer of Arabs within Israel.
- Adalah - “Dispossession and Eviction in Jerusalem: The Cases and Stories of Sheikh Jarrah”, by David Hughes, Nathan Derejko & Alaa Mahajna (December 2009).
- Peace Now - “House Demolitions in East Jerusalem” (18 November 2009).
- Human Rights Watch - Israel: Stop East Jerusalem Home Demolitions – 57 Palestinians Forced From Their Homes in One Week (6 November 2009).
- United Nations – Ban calls on Israel to halt eviction of Palestinians in East Jerusalem (3 November 2009).
- Human Rights Watch - Israel: Stop Demolishing Palestinian Homes – West Bank Homes of 18 Families Destroyed; Others Given 24 Hours to Evacuate (12 June 2009).
- COHRE – House demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem (15 July 2008) – “COHRE calls on Israel to cease carrying out the demolition of homes as a means of collective punishment in violation of international law. COHRE is particularly concerned by recent statements made by high ranking Israeli officials that the demolition of homes of the families of suspected terrorists in East Jerusalem is permissible by law, when the opposite is true”.
- Adalah – SPECIAL REPORT: Home Demolitions – The Israeli Military’s Home Demolitions Policy in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
- Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions – 884 New Settlement Units, 10 New Home Demolitions, Palestine News Network (3 June 2008).
- Amnesty International – Unlawful homes for Israeli settlers, demolitions for Palestinians (31 March 2008).
- Human Rights Watch – Israel: End Systematic Bias Against Bedouin – Stop Demolishing Homes, Remedy Discriminatory Land Allocation (31 March 2008)
- Human Rights Watch - Off the Map – Land and Housing Rights Violations in Israel’s Unrecognized Bedouin Villages (30 March 2008), quote-”Tens of thousands of Palestinian Arab Bedouin, the indigenous inhabitants of the Negev region, live in informal shanty towns, or “unrecognized villages,” in the south of Israel. Discriminatory land and planning policies have made it virtually impossible for Bedouin to build legally where they live, and also exclude them from the state’s development plans for the region. The state implements forced evictions, home demolitions, and other punitive measures disproportionately against Bedouin as compared with actions taken regarding structures owned by Jewish Israelis that do not conform to planning law. “.
- Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions – No Place Like Home, by Dr. Meir Margalit (March 2007) (an in-depth report on house demolitions in East Jerusalem
- Badil & COHRE – Ruling Palestine. A History of the Legally Sanctioned Jewish-Israeli Seizure of Land and Housing in Palestine. , by Souad Dajani (May 2005).
- Human Rights Watch - Razing Rafah: Mass Home Demolitions in the Gaza Strip (17 October 2004), quote-”Over the past four years, the Israeli military has demolished over 2,500 Palestinian houses in the occupied Gaza Strip. Nearly two-thirds of these homes were in Rafah, a densely populated refugee camp and city at the southern end of the Gaza Strip on the border with Egypt.Sixteen thousand people more than ten percent of Rafah’s population have lost their homes, most of them refugees, many of whom were dispossessed for a second or third time”.
- Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group - “Israel destroys a neighborhood in Nablus” (13 January 2004).
- PLO Negotiations Affairs Dept. - Home Demolitions in the name of âSecurityâ: Focus on Hebron (December 2002) – quote – “Following the ambush of 9 Israeli soldiers and 3 settler security guards, Sharon has called for “territorial contiguity” between Kiryat Arba, an illegal colony overlooking Hebron, and dispersed Israeli colonies in the heart of the old city of Hebron. He has told army commanders in Hebron that Israel has to “take advantage of the opportunity” to “minimize the number of Palestinians living among Jewish settlers” and establish “Jewish points of presence.””.