Since Israel occupied the Gaza Strip and the West Bank in 1967, Israel has ordered the demolition of thousands of homes in the Palestinian Territories and has confiscated land, such as in East Jerusalem.Palestinian Territories, according to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) (McCann 4 Nov 2002).
13 November 2002 | Country Profile
The estimates of the number of people displaced due to house demolitions by the Israeli government vary depending on the period considered. There is no figure available on how many of these people are still displaced today.
06 February 2002 | Country Profile