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Identity Crisis: The Israeli ID System

IDENTITY CRISIS THE ISRAELI ID SYSTEM SINCE 1967, THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN THE DE-FACTO SOVEREIGN POWER IN CONTROL OF THE WHOLE OF HISTORIC PALESTINE, INCLUDING GAZA, THE WEST BANK AND ISRAEL. O POPULATION GROUP ISRAELI AUTHORITIES CONTROL THE POPULATION REGISTRY AND ID SYSTEM, RESTRICTING WHERE PALESTINIANS CAN LIVE, THEIR ACCESS TO SERVICES AND THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE POLITIČAL SYSTEM. WHERE YOU CAN LIVE WHERE YOU CAN'T LIVE CAN VOTE IN ISRAELI PARLIAMENT CAN'T VOTE IN ISRAELI PARLIAMENT POPULATION REGISTRY ISRAELI JEWISH ISRAELI CITIZENS Free to live throughout Israel and 60% of the occupied West Bank 5.9m OSCDINKATION Barred from living in 68% of all towns in Israel by admissions committees PAESTINIAN OF LEGAL AND DE-FACTO VOTE ISRAEL 1.3m DISCRIMINATION JEWISH ISRAELI PALESTINIAN Access to most areas, but ID may be revoked if living outside of Jerusalem VOTE JERUSALEN PALESTINIANS EAST DISCRI TION ANDM LEGAL 0.3m OCCUPATION WEST BANK PALESTINIANS Barred from living in all but 40% of West Bank due to Israeli settler and military presence VOTE 2.3m GAZA STRIP PALESTINIANS Barred from living outside of Gaza since 2007 VOTE 1.6m VOTE EXCLUDED FROM SYSTEM PALESTINIAN EXILES Barred from returning to live anywhere in Israel or Palestinian territory SOURCES Population estimates for 2011, collated from Israeli CBS, Palestinian CBS, OCHA and Badil. Maps are illustrative, based on data collated from Israel CBS and OCHA. 5.7m ID matrix adapted from Helga Tawil-Souri. Additional facts from B'Tselem and Adalah. Population data Map data | Matrix VISUALIZINGPALESTINE SMARE AND DISTRIBUTE FREELY. CREATIVE COMMONS BY-NC-ND 3.0 LICENSE. WB areas Israel admissions www.VISUALIZINGPALESTINE.ORG. FEBRUARY 2014 E avisualizingpal f

Identity Crisis: The Israeli ID System

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Did you know that Palestinian citizens of Israel are barred from living in 68% of the towns in their own country? Did you know that Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem cannot live outside of th...


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