Illegal colonisation of Jerusalem and West Bank   [59 x 125 cm]

Source of image: Statistics provided by Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics and B’Tselem, Israel
Embroidery: Jan Chalmers, UK

In 1967, Israel illegally colonised Jerusalem and the West Bank. The panel shows the gradually increasing proportion of illegal colonists in these parts of Palestine.

Sponsored by: Chalmers Family, UK

Data sources:-

1967, 1977, and 1987:

United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD)

1997-2017:

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics; and B’Tselem

Acknowledgements: The Palestinian History Tapestry Project is indebted to Abla Sami (Institute of Community and Public Health, Birzeit University), and B’Tselem (the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories https://www.btselem.org/) for help in assembling the data represented in this panel.

Era: Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

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