January 13, 2012
by Cody Harding
On January 13, 2005, Israel's High Court of Justice issued a temporary injunction halting preparations for the construction of a security fence in the West Bank. The injunction was issued after residents of the Palestinian village of Beit Sourik petitioned the court that the route of the fence did ...[read more]
October 21, 2011
by Cody Harding
On, October 21, 2003, the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution which demanded Israel halt construction of a security barrier in the West Bank and remove existing stretches of fence. Construction of security barriers in Israel has been a continued source of criticism from the ...[read more]
February 12, 2010
by Daniel Makosky
Israel has begun to reroute a segment of its West Bank security barrier, said Ministry of Defense spokesperson Shlomo Dror on Thursday. The modifications, which may not be completed until the end of the year, will shift the controversial barrier's path several hundred yards west of its ...[read more]
December 16, 2008
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Israeli Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the government must change the proposed route for its West Bank security barrier, finding that the current plan encroaches too much on Palestinian territory. The court found the government in contempt for failing to follow its previous instructions ...[read more]
September 11, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A report released Thursday by B'Tselem- The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories alleges that Israeli security policies have resulted in Palestinians being prevented from accessing land adjacent to settlements in the West Bank. The report, entitled... ...[read more]
September 4, 2007
by Jaime Jansen
The Supreme Court of Israel Tuesday ordered the Israeli government to redraw the route of its West Bank security barrier near the Palestinian village of Bilin within a reasonable period. Bilin residents had challenged the construction of the wall on the grounds that the barrier's pla... ...[read more]
May 15, 2007
by Michael Sung
A unpublished report by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) obtained by the New York Times accuses Israel of disregarding its obligations under international humanitarian law and reshaping the development of the Jerusalem metropolitan area to further its inter... ...[read more]
December 13, 2006
by Lisl Brunner
Israel's High Court ruled on Wednesday that construction of a 1.5-mile sector of the country's security fence in northeast Jerusalem could continue, denying an appeal by residents of a Palestinian neighborhood left outside. After the court ruled in November that construction of the ...[read more]
November 26, 2006
by Leslie Schulman
Israel's High Court ruled Sunday that a proposed portion of Israel's Security Fence running north of Jerusalem is legal despite its segregation of five villages and about 1,500 Palestinians from the rest of Israel. Many of the villagers hold Israeli identification cards. Chief Justice ...[read more]
October 27, 2006
by Lisl Brunner
The Supreme Court of Israel Thursday rejected an appeal by Palestinian villagers who claim that a 6-kilometer stretch of the border wall currently being built will separate them from their crops. The court cited security concerns in its ruling, noting that the three Jewish settlements in the area, ...[read more]

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