Fact Sheet: Home Demolitions

H.R. 2590 would prohibit Israeli authorities from using U.S. tax dollars to demolish Palestinian homes. But why are Palestinian homes and schools under threat of demolition by Israeli authorities? Who demolishes Palestinian homes under Israeli demolition orders? Is this practice legal under international law? 

Read our two-page fact sheet to get the answers to these questions and more. Click on the arrow in the upper right corner to view and print this fact sheet.

Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP) is a local, independent Palestinian human rights organization committed to securing a just and viable future for Palestinian children in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.