The August 2006 issue includes a major feature on Palestinian displacement. Twenty-eight articles by UN, Palestinian and international human rights organisations, Palestinian scholars in the diaspora and Jewish and Israeli activist groups examine the root causes of the displacement of Palestinians, the consequences of the failure to apply international humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Palestinian entitlement to protection and compensation.
We are grateful to the donors whose support enables us to substantially increase our normal print runs – A M Qattan Foundation, DanChurchAid, Interpal, Jews for Justice for Palestinians, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Save the Children UK, the Sir Joseph Hotung Programme on Law, Human Rights and Peace Building in the Middle East, the Sultan of Oman, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and the Welfare Association.
This issue is published in English, Arabic, French and Spanish - and Hebrew. We hope it may improve understanding of Palestinian displacement and would welcome your support in ensuring copies reach policy- and opinion-makers in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. If you are able to assist with distribution, please email the editors.
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For the Forced Migration Online research guides on Palestine, please also see:
Palestinian displacement: a case apart?
Lebanon: civilians pay the price
Tomas C Archer
Who are Palestinian refugees?
Terry M Rempel
UNRWA: assisting Palestine refugees in a challenging environment
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon
No freedom, no future: undocumented Palestinian refugees in Lebanon
Immobile Palestinians: ongoing plight of Gazans in Jordan
Oroub el Abed
Is Gaza still occupied territory?
Can Palestinian refugees in Iraq find protection?
Gabriela Wengert and Michelle Alfaro
Territorial fragmentation of the West Bank
Identity and movement control in the OPT
‘Quiet transfer’ in East Jerusalem nears completion
The message of the bulldozers
Just a wall?
Wall mitigation efforts: legal and practical tensions
Emergency assistance for farmers affected by the Wall
Saed Essawi and Emily Ardell
Impressions from a visit to Palestine
Democratic choice punished
Can the IDP label be used in Israel/Palestine?
Dina Abou Samra and Greta Zeender
The Bedouin of the Negev: a forgotten minority
Breaking the cycle of violence
Civil society responds to protection gap
European aid to vulnerable Palestinians
Reparations for Palestinian refugees
The politics of Palestinian refugee participation
Juliette Abu-Iyun and Nora Lester Murad
Negotiating checkpoints in Palestine
Sheerin Al Araj
Policing thought on Palestine
What future for young Palestinians in Jordan?
General articles / Regulars
Clarifying local integration
UNHCR’s observations to the High-Level Dialogue
on International Migration and Development
Mediterranean migration: the need for a comprehensive response
The false panacea of offshore deterrence
James C Hathaway
Rule of law in Sudan’s Three Areas
Right to education in South Darfur
Burundi: sliding off the humanitarian radar screen?
Strengthening the voices of refugees in UNHCR planning
UNHCR: protection and contemporary needs
Sardar Sarovar injustices
The challenges of internal displacement in West Africa
the Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement
Justice for Colombian IDPs?
Arild Birkenes, Norwegian Refugee Council
Internal displacement in 2005
the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre