TITLE

Wall mitigation efforts: legal and practical tensions

AUTHOR(S)
Stark, Chareen
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Forced Migration Review;Aug2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the legal and practical implications of the Wall mitigation efforts in the West Bank. The International Court of Justice found that the Separation Wall built by the Israeli government in the West Bank violates international human rights and international humanitarian law. It called for the immediate cessation and dismantling of the Wall. Meanwhile, many donor and humanitarian aid agencies are facing legal and practical challenges in implementing their Wall mitigation projects.
ACCESSION #
22486508

 

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