Illegal colonisation of Jerusalem and the West Bank, 1967—2017

Illegal colonisation of Jerusalem and the West Bank, 1967—2017

Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

Embroidery: Jan Chalmers, UK
Size: 59 x 125 cm

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.

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.

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