UN rapporteur slams Israeli policy of ‘Judaization’


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Maan News Agency | Febr 12, 2012

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A United Nations Special Rapporteur said Sunday that Israel is systematically implementing a discriminatory policy of housing and planning in Israel, East Jerusalem and the Occupied West Bank.

“From the Galilee and the Negev to East Jerusalem and the West Bank, the Israeli authorities promote a territorial development model that excludes, discriminates against and displaces minorities, particularly affecting Palestinian communities,” Professor Raquel Rolnik, UN rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, said on Sunday.

During a two week visit to Israel and the Occupied West Bank, Rolnik has met with both Israeli and Palestinian Authority officials, together with international agencies and local NGOs, a statement said.

Speaking at the conclusion of her trip, Rolnik said she had witnessed the effect of Israeli policies in East Jerusalem which “severely restrict Palestinians from building legally.”

“Israel has not provided Palestinians with the necessary planning framework to ensure that their basic housing and infrastructure needs are met,” she added.

The UN rapporteur also slammed Israeli policies in the West Bank where a “Palestinian presence was progressively limited in parallel to a disproportional support to the expansion of Jewish communities.”

Bedouin communities in the Negev and Jewish settlements in Area C and in Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem are the “new frontiers of dispossession of the traditional inhabitants, and the implementation of a strategy of Judaization and control of the territory,” Rolnik said.

A report detailing all findings of her mission will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council in 2013.


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Israel’s Jerusalem municipality plans to build more than 50,000 (updated Dec 3, 2011: 85.000) new homes in the city’s occupied eastern sector over two decades:

  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.



Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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