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Shocking official statistics offer revealing glimpse of Palestinian life

MEMO | April 5, 2013 A report from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has shown that around half of the Palestinian population is under 18 years old, equating to 2.04 million young people. The total population in the occupied Palestinian territories in 2012 was 4.29 million.PCBS Director Ola Awad said that the results […]

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Israeli military courts ‘have 99,74 % conviction rate’

Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures | New: Interactive Map Maan News Agency | Nov 29, 2011 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Israeli military courts in the West Bank have a 99.74 percent conviction rate for Palestinians brought before them, according to data published by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz on Tuesday. The newspaper, citing data from […]

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Israeli factories in Salfit major cause of high rate of cancer among children

[ 08/06/2011 – 07:17 PM ] SALFIT, (PIC)– The Israeli Barkan industrial area established on Palestinian land in Salfit is the major cause for soaring rate of cancer among children in the area compared to other Palestinian areas, health and local sources said on Wednesday. They said that the factories pollute the environment and cause […]

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PCBS: Rate of Settlement Construction Quadrupled Last Year

29.03.11 – 13:58 The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics revealed today that the rate of settlement construction in the West Bank has quadrupled over the past year. (PNN Archive) In 2010 over 6,764 new housing units were added to existing settlements compared with 1,703 in 2009. According to the data the total number of settlements, […]

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71 Palestinian Women Forced to Labor at Checkpoints-Israelis Deny Women Access to Hospitals, Clinics

August 11, 2010 – Konchok Rangdrol’s Blog According to the World Health Organization ten years ago, at least 69 women had been forced to undergo labor at Israeli checkpoints. These shocking statistics are under reported and it is estimated that many more have existed since these statistics were gathered, some ten years ago. The Commissions […]

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