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Visualizing Occupation: Freedom of movement

Let's say you live in the West Bank and you want to go to the sea. ARE YOU JEWISH? NO YES Just Go. Are you: NO Do you have an authorized job in Israel? Generally Mortally Another O.K. ill humanitarian case YES (Palestinians are generally not permitted to contact the C.A. directly) Ask a human rights NGO Ask your employer to write to the Civil to write to the Israeli Civil Administration (C.A.) administration Welcome to the Civil Administration! Do you have family member who has been one of the following: close I'm O.K., really! Are you one of the following: BDS How's your luck? A participant in (even non-violent) resistance against Israeli jail Israel A prisoner 35% in an of permit requests are denied for unknown reasons A victim of Killed or wounded by house demolition the IDF Your request was denied by the Shin Bet (secret police) due to the "prospect of retaliation" Give up Call an NGO Pay for a lawyer Denial of permits as means to recruit informants Wait for years Appeal 70% If a Palestinian approaches the Shin Bet to learn how he or she could get back the permit often crucial to make ends meet, they of appeals are granted will often be confronted with a choice: "Help us and we'll help you." This is an attempt at breaking Palestinian society. FORGET IT. YAY! Israel may control your life, but you are forbidden from traveling to it. You can never work there, or see the sea. Your one-day permit will be available in 14-30 days.

Visualizing Occupation: Freedom of movement

shared by nonimade on Oct 13
Whereas West Bank settlers can travel freely between Israel and the West Bank, Palestinian movement is governed by the Israeli security establishment. This illustration is the fourth in a series of in...


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