Sunday, December 17, 2017

economy

  • Why is child labour on the rise in Gaza? | June 04, 2017
    Child labour has doubled in the Gaza Strip in the past six years. Today, it affects more than 10,000 Palestinian minors. Children are seen working in restaurants, at the port, in the fields. Why is the problem so endemic? .....
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  • Olive harvest in Burin: Israel stifles Palestinian agriculture | November 10, 2013
    Surrounded by the Israeli settlements of Yitzhar and Bracha, residents of Burin experience settler violence throughout the year, especially during the fall olive harvest. Burin‘s agricultural land has been and continues to be subjected to poisoning, burning and the uprooting of precious olive, almond and fig trees. Over 6,830 olive trees ... .....
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  • Palestinian annual olive harvest, a struggle to survive | November 07, 2013
    Every year, throughout October and November, Palestinians carry out an ancestral tradition: the olive harvest. Palestinians farmers along with their relatives, friends and international supporters begin picking olives from the eight and a half million productive olives trees that bring economic sustenance to around 100,000 families in West Bank. .....
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  • Eyal Checkpoint, Qalqilya: A Testament of Human Resilience | May 16, 2013
    The sun has not yet risen on Eyal checkpoint in the northwestern city of Qalqilya.  Already hundreds of Palestinians queue up and wait to cross into Israel and begin the workweek. In the coming hours, roughly four thousand Palestinians from the Qalqilya region and the northern West Bank will pass through the encaged L-shaped corral... .....
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  • Israel‘s hostage of Palestinian Authority funds as leverage | March 07, 2013
    Israel has recently released NIS 350 million (around $94 million) of Palestinian tax money for use by the Palestinian Authority. The release of the money comes after three weeks of escalating tensions and demonstrations in the West Bank, culminating in huge protests following the death by interrogation of the prisoner Arafat Jaradat... .....
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