Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Map of Israeli Settlements on West Bank and Gaza

Produced by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - public UN source. Detailed map of Israeli settlements on the West Bank, January 2006.

Israeli settlements are Jewish only settlements" built by the Israel on occupied and confiscated land that is occupied through wars (such as the Six-Day War) and forceful evacuation of the indigenous people from their homes in Palestinian West Bank. Such settlements currently exist in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights. The latter two areas are governed under Israeli civil law but all three territories are considered to be under military occupation by the international community.

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