Israel’s control over natural resources is “making Palestinian economic development an impossible mission”. Under the Israeli occupation, the Palestinian people have been denied access to and control over their land and natural resources, especially water, for decades. “Several studies estimate that the benefits for Israelis from natural resources in Palestinian territories amount to more than…

Palestine Internationalist solidarity with the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation HomeSearch results for 'palestine' For decades, Israeli occupation has denied Palestinians access and control over their land, borders and natural resources. The occupation is the source of profound human and environmental rights violations against the Palestinian people, including pollution, destruction of livelihoods, land and water…

Palestinians stand in solidarity with the people in Sheikh Jarrah

Friends of the Earth International condemns the ongoing Israeli attacks on Palestine, including the outrageous targeting of women and children, civilian structures, the bombing of densely populated areas, and attacks on media buildings that threaten the international right to freedom of information.

Friends of the Earth Palestine/PENGON implements renewable energy projects that allow local people, especially women, to manage their own clean energy sources. Through provision of solar power units, training, and advocacy, they are putting the power back into the hands of Palestinian people and challenging the Israeli occupation. This is their story of #PeoplePower in…

Many people in Palestine live with extreme energy scarcity. Due to Israeli occupation since 1967, local communities have no sovereignty over their energy supply. In addition to toxic waste-dumping, expropriation of water sources, and destruction of Palestinian lands under the guise of nature conservation, the Israeli control of energy is a key driver of environmental injustice, or…

Abeer Butmeh, from PENGON-Friends of the Earth Palestine, speaks about 70 years of human rights crimes in Palestine. She is speaking from the UN in Geneva, during the fourth session of negotiations for an internationally binding treaty on transnational corporations with respect to human rights.

PENGON – Friends of the Earth Palestine is calling the international community to support the 1600 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli prisons who are on a hunger strike for “freedom and dignity” since April 17. The environmental organization is also calling to demand Israel authorities to respect international laws and human rights. “We appeal to…

On this day in 1976 thousands of Palestinians first took to the streets in protest against the Israeli theft of Palestinian land in the northern Galilee region. 6 demonstrators were killed and over 100 wounded by Israeli forces. This was the first Palestinian Land Day which has been remembered every year since. Today, 41 years…

Ten years ago, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) declared the “Apartheid Wall” built in the Occupied Palestinian Territory illegal. Meanwhile, the death toll of a new military attack against the Palestinian people has already reached 200. The destruction of family homes and public infrastructure in Gaza has inspired international solidarity and calls by the international…

The Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip) suffer from structural scarcity of water, amongst other forms of scarcity,…

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