Israel & OPT: 50 years of occupation, 50 years of impunity

Europe, Israel / OPT, Justice and the Rule of Law, Report

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The 5th of June 2017 marks 50 years since the beginning of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian Territory. Israelis and Palestinians now live a reality where, under a single regime, one group is privileged while the other is deprived of its basic human rights.

For 50 years, Israel has administered a pervasive system of control over Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), while denying them their right to self-determination and controlling virtually all aspects of their lives without giving them any say.

The European Union (EU) has a crucial and urgent role to play to counter these developments and help put an end to the occupation.

Read our 4-pager on the 50 years of occupation.