Israel and Palestine in True Perspective

PALESTINE / ISRAEL, 1 November 2010

by Charles Mercieca - TRANSCEND Media Service

Does believing and responding to these facts make one an anti-Semite in your eyes?

Israeli and Palestinian Children Killed
September 29, 2000 – Present

124 Israeli children have been killed by Palestinians and 1,441 Palestinian children have been killed by Israelis since September 29, 2000. (View Sources & More Information)

Israelis and Palestinians Killed
September 29, 2000 – Present

1,072 Israelis and at least 6,348 Palestinians have been killed since September 29, 2000. (View Sources & More Information)

Israelis and Palestinians Injured
September 29, 2000 – Present

8,864 Israelis and 39,019 Palestinians have been injured since September 29, 2000. (View Sources & More Information) Unfortunately, our sources have not updated these statistics in quite some time. We are working to find more up-to-date sources.

Daily U.S. Military Aid to Israel and the Palestinians
Fiscal Year 2009

During Fiscal Year 2009, the U.S. is providing Israel with at least $7.0 million per day in military aid and $0 in military aid to the Palestinians. (View Sources & More Information)

UN Resolutions Targeting Israel and the Palestinians
1955 – 1992

Israel has been targeted by at least 65 UN resolutions and the Palestinians have been targeted by none. (View Sources & More Information)

Current Number of Political Prisoners and Detainees

1 Israeli is being held prisoner by Palestinians, while 7,383 Palestinians are currently imprisoned by Israel. (View Sources & More Information)

Demolitions of Israeli and Palestinian Homes
1967 – Present

0 Israeli homes have been demolished by Palestinians and 24,145 Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel since 1967. (View Sources & More Information)

Current Israeli and Palestinian Unemployment Rates

The Israeli unemployment rate is 6.1%, while the Palestinian unemployment in the West Bank is 16.3% and 41.3% in Gaza. (View Sources & More Information)

Current Illegal Settlements on the Other’s Land

Israel currently has 223 Jewish-only settlements and ‘outposts’ built on confiscated
Palestinian land. Palestinians do not have any settlements on Israeli.

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Charles Mercieca, Ph.D.:

  • President, International Association of Educators for World Peace Dedicated to United Nations Goals of Peace Education, Environmental Protection, Human Rights & Disarmament.
  • Professor Emeritus, Alabama A&M University.
  • Member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace Development and Environment.

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