Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine: Home Demolitions on the Rise

Hardigan, Richard
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/04/22/ethnic-cleansing-in-palestine-home-demolitions-on-the-rise/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  22/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19247

According to the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions, an Israeli NGO, the Israeli government has demolished 28,000 Palestinian structures since the Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza began in 1967, resulting in the homelessness and suffering of untold numbers of people. There is little ambiguity about the morality of this form of ethnic cleansing, and even most Israeli legal scholars agree that it is in contravention of international law.

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