Monday, July 31, 2006

little known facts about israel/palestine

Below are eight little-known statistics. They seek to make no collective point. Just facts. Please click on any statistic for the source and more information.

1. 121 Israeli children have been killed by Palestinians and 763 Palestinian children have been killed by Israelis since September 29, 2000.

2.1,084 Israelis and 4,126 Palestinians have been killed since September 29, 2000.

3. 7,633 Israelis and 30,563 Palestinians have been injured since September 29, 2000.

4. The U.S. gives $15,139,178 per day to the Israeli government and military and $232,290 per day to Palestinian NGO’s.

5. Israel has been targeted by at least 65 UN resolutions and the Palestinians have been targeted by none.

6. 1 Israeli is being held prisoner by Palestinians, while 9,599 Palestinians are currently imprisoned by Israel.

7. 0 Israeli homes have been demolished by Palestinians and 4,170 Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel since September 29, 2000.

8. 60+ new Jewish-only settlements have been built on confiscated Palestinian land between March 2001 and July 11, 2003. There have been 0 cases of Palestinians confiscating Israeli land and building settlements.

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