The Palestinians and Israel have been talking for over 20 years. The talks were meant to conclude within five years, “yet two decades on Israel’s occupation continues, and the situation on the ground has only moved backwards for Palestinians”.
An ever-increasing Israeli settler population, continuing dispossession of Palestinians, and a comprehensive system of segregation define the landscape. In spite of the Palestinian Authority’s “statehood” project, the feasibility of a “two-state solution” is now widely questioned, while Palestinian self-determination and the return of refugees are barely discussed.
The infographic below, produced in collaboration with the Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA), reminds us of the high price paid by the Palestinian people for talking to the Israelis – land thieves, misfits, squatters and habitual liars. (To download the…
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