Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained | Illegal Israeli Settelemts in Palestine

Fifty years ago, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 242. The resolution is used as a framework for implementing the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

But since its adoption in 1967, Israel has violated the resolution by entrenching its occupation of the Palestinian territories through illegal settlements.
600,000 – 750,000
Illegal settlers in the occupied Palestinian territories
150
Settlements
119
Outposts
42%
Of West Bank land controlled by settlements
86%
Of East Jerusalem for Israeli state and settler use

The majority of settlements have been built either entirely or partially on private Palestinian property

Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained | Illegal Israeli Settelemts in Palestine