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Demolition of Palestinian Homes for Illegal Settlements Surging

The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a 10-year high in 2016.

The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a 10-year high in 2016. While this activity led by the extremist settler movement is illegal under international law, it is completely aided and abetted by the Israeli government.

With hundreds on notice to be evicted and their homes destroyed, Abby Martin goes on-the-ground throughout the West Bank investigating this dire human rights situation. She speaks to residents living under regular settler attacks from encroaching settlements and outposts illegal even under Israeli law, and sees first-hand how this crisis is worsening.

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