The Coalition For Jerusalem  الائتلاف من أجل القدس

East Jerusalem: Exploiting Instability to Deepen the Occupation

Jerusalemites December 6, 2015

‘Since Israel’s illegal annexation of East Jerusalem following its occupation in 1967, Israel has implemented a comprehensive policy to deepen its control over the city by weakening Palestinian presence and ties there. This includes removing the Palestinian population, either through actively revoking residency and property rights, or by creating conditions that force Palestinians to leave… Continue Reading »


Israel passes ‘minimum sentence’ for stone-throwers

Jerusalemites November 3, 2015

Israel has passed an amendment to the country’s civil law establishing a minimum prison sentence of three years for people who throw rocks at Israeli troops, civilians or vehicles. Passed late on Monday night by a vote of 51-17, the legislation includes a number of provisions, among them one that permits the government to strip… Continue Reading »


International Community Must Act to Stop Israel’s Collective Punishment

Jerusalemites October 30, 2015

The Coalition for Jerusalem implores the international community to take action and demand the immediate end to Israel’s collective punishment across Palestine, and particularly in East Jerusalem. This call to consciousness comes in light of mounting violence and abuse against Palestinians, including the recent announcement of an upcoming special session of the Knesset to consider… Continue Reading »


Israeli Courts Uphold Unlawful Property Law in East Jerusalem

Jerusalemites April 20, 2015

Israel’s supreme court upheld its racist and unlawful Absentee Property Law on April 15th as a means to continue land theft and de-Palestiniazation efforts in occupied East Jerusalem Adalah: “The Court’s decision has validated one of Israel’s most racist and arbitrary laws, and has given the green light for the application of arbitrary codes on… Continue Reading »


EU Missions: Israel must change its policies in Jerusalem

Jerusalemites March 31, 2015

(ECCP) – The annual mission report, which is written by all the heads of diplomatic missions of EU member states in the Palestinian Authority is strongly worded and very critical of Israel’s policies in and around Jerusalem. The EU report on Jerusalem warns that the city has reached a dangerous boiling point of “polarisation and… Continue Reading »

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