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New Interactive Map: Escalation of settler violence in the West Bank

Thursday, 29 September 2011 20:37 Ref: 305/2011
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Alhaq-Multimedia-channel-vimeoAl-Haq is pleased to announce the publication of a new Interactive Map highlighting the alarming escalation of settler violence in the West Bank.

The map presents incidents of violence by Israeli settlers against Palestinians as reported and documented by Al-Haq's field researchers. The most common attacks include physical assault, intimidation, arson and stone-throwing.

With settler attacks likely to increase over the coming weeks, in the approach to the Palestinian olive harvest, the map will be updated on a weekly basis to ensure it presents an accurate sample of the incidents that occur.

The map also displays other aspects of the Israeli occupation, including theillegal Israeli settlements, the Annexation Wall, checkpoints, and administrative zones.

For more detailed analysis of the escalation in settler violence, read Al-Haq's recent Open Letter to the High Contracting Parties of the Fourth Geneva Conventions and this brief on The Price Tag Policy .Al-Haq has other interactive multimedia tools, including Virtual Field Visits,which are now available to view as videos on YouTube and Vimeo.


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