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18/4/05

The expansion of Jewish settlement in west bank between 1996 and now

  

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/israel/map/

Showing new settler outposts built between 1996 and Jan. 2005.

West Bank Settlements

The Israeli government-sponsored investigation, www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Government/Law/Legal+Issues+and+Rulings/

“Opinion Concerning Unauthorized Outposts.” (March 2005) states: “The expansion of the unauthorized outposts phenomenon began in the mid-nineties, after the building in Judea and Samaria and Gaza was frozen by the Rabin government in 1993.” This map includes settler outposts featured in FRONTLINE’s report — “Hilltop 26" (#107) and “Bat Ayin” #(27 and #31).

Note: The source of this data is www.peacenow.org.il/site/en/homepage.asp
Peace Now. Numbers on illegal outposts in the West Bank and Gaza vary somewhat in the tracking done by Peace Now, the government of Israel, and most recently,the 2005 government-sponsored investigation, www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Government/Law/Legal+Issues+and+Rulings/
“Opinion Concerning Unauthorized Outposts.”

  
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