‘Urgent steps’ needed to end surge in violence across West Bank

Insecurity and violence increased rapidly in the occupied West Bank over the last month, punctuated by one of the most intensive Israeli military operations in nearly two decades, the Security Council heard on Thursday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1139197
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‘Urgent steps’ needed to end surge in violence across West Bank
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Arrested development and poverty take a $57 billion economic toll in Palestine

24 Nov 2021

Following Israeli closures, restrictions and military operations, the West Bank has suffered two decades of arrested development and poverty, according to a report published on Wednesday by the UN trade and development body, UNCTAD.

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UN rights chief warns of ‘dehumanization’ of Palestinians amid West Bank violence as Gaza health and hunger crisis deepens

28 Dec 2023

Bulldozers in refugee camps, detainees stripped naked and spat at, farmers robbed of their harvest: against the backdrop of the war in Gaza the situation in the occupied West Bank is “rapidly deteriorating” amid levels of violence not seen in years, UN rights chief Volker Türk warned on Thursday.

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‘No justification for violence or terror’ says UN Envoy amid rising tensions in Jerusalem

08 Mar 2022

The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process on Tuesday expressed deep concern over the “deteriorating security situation” this week in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, where daily violence has claimed the lives of six Palestinians, including a child.