May 27, 2017


The CEPR Memo series provides reference briefings with key facts and analysis on the core issues at stake in the Arab-Israeli conflict including Palestinian prisoners, Palestinian refugees, the status of Jerusalem, Jewish settlements, the siege of Gaza, Palestinian reconciliation, EU efforts to support Palestinian state-building and more...

The Impact of the Israeli Blockade on the Environmental Situation

Summary: The on-going blockade on Gaza Strip has affected the most vulnerable residents of the 41 km long enclave of Gaza. ...

Agriculture in Palestine: a post-Oslo analysis

Summary: Agriculture has a strong significance for Palestinian identity due to its affiliation to land, cultural heritage and social life. Consid...

EU policy towards the Middle East Peace Process

Summary: European Union Common Foreign and Security Policy in the Middle East has evolved in parallel with U.S. foreign policy. The complementary...

Israeli Water Exploitation in the Occupied West Bank

Summary: The Israeli monopoly over Palestinian water resources is sustained by hundreds of laws and regulations, military orders, restrictive bureaucr...

East Jerusalem: Key Humanitarian Concerns

FAST FACTS by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) for December 2011 reveals that 3.7 million Palestinian from other part...

Fatah-Hamas Agreement on National Unity Document

Under the auspices of Egypt, delegations from the Fatah and Hamas movements met in Cairo on April 27, 2011 to discuss the issues concerning ending the...

Palestinian Prisoners in Israel

Over half a million Palestinians have been detained by Israel since 1967

Illegal Israeli Settlements

Settlements have been at the heart of the recent efforts at peace talks, and settlers hold disproportionate power in Israeli politics

The Annexation of Jerusalem

Israel seized East Jerusalem during the 1967 war, since then it has pursued consistent policies aimed at total control of the city

The Illegal occupation of Hebron

Israel's iron grip around the West Bank's biggest city

"My message to the international community is that our silence and complicity, especially on the situation in Gaza, shames us all"

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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