Industrial zones are stripping farmers of their food sovereignty and increasing Palestinian dependency. Co-authored with Vivien Sansour, Published at Al-Jazeera English, 17 August 2014. Click Here To Read The Article Continue reading Palestinian Farmers Lose Land for Failed Economic Zones
Israel’s brutal crackdowns on Palestinians living under its occupation dominate the news, but other longer-term trends are equally worrying. The Palestinian Authority is confiscating more and more land from Palestinian farmers in order to build industrial zones, which strips farmers … Continue reading Palestinian Farmers: A Last Stronghold of Resistance
Industrial zones are criticized in the Arab region and beyond. The problem is much worse in the occupied Palestinian territory because the zones help Israel “normalize” its occupation, as Al-Shabaka Programme Director Alaa Tartir sets out in this trenchant commentary. … Continue reading PA Industrial Zones: Cementing Statehood or Occupation?