The Palestinian economy – Occupation, de-development and normalisation

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Palestinian Grassroots Anti-apartheid Wall Campaign
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Ghetto Economy

This fact sheet gives a concise summary of Stop the Wall's economic analysis, within which we clarify how the dominant approach to investment and development in Palestine serves to strengthen the Wall, checkpoints and military closures, creating “sustainable” ghettos in the West Bank. Clarified are the roles of the PNA, the World Bank and DFID (and other international donors), along with three key development projects in Bethlehem, Jenin and the Jordan Valley that evidence the dangers inherent in this approach to development.

Download the fact sheet here.

This fact sheet is intended to serve as a summary primarily of a longer analysis, which can be downloaded here.


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