Israel is currently escalating home demolitions and forced displacement of Palestinians throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), including in occupied East Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley and the South Hebron Hills. This comes as Israel continues its illegal crackdown on Palestinian civil society organizations and its violent repression of peaceful protests. The European Union has legal and moral obligations not to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the territories it has occupied since June 1967, not to further empower Israel’s unlawful military occupation and its oppression of millions of Palestinians, and not to further undermine the Palestinian people’s inalienable and universally-recognised human rights. Yet EU funding programmes are doing just that.

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