Resident’s Rights

The government has decided to build the “Kedem Compound” in Silwan

The government is going ahead with plans to build the “Kedem Compound” on the site of the “Givati Parking Lot” excavations, at the entrance to the village of Silwan, and...

Video: Nabi Samwil – A village trapped in a National Park

Video: Nabi Samwil – A village trapped in a National Park The village of Nabi Samuel, in Arabic, “a-Nabi Samwil”, is located north of Jerusalem and outside of its municipal...

Video: Jerusalem’s Kedem Center from a resident’s point of view

Ahmed Qara’in, a resident of Silwan and a neighbor of the excavation site known as the Givati parking lot, explains why the ‘Kedem Compound’, which is currently being promoted by...

Refaim Valley: The Palestinian villages of Al Wallaja and Battir Archaeological View

Location Refaim Valley is located between the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Malha (former Palestinian village of Malha) and Katamon on its northwest end and the Palestinian village of Battir on its...

Where Are the Antiquities? National Parks between the Old City of Jerusalem And Area E1

Location of the National Parks The three national parks described in this report form a continuous uninhabited territory stretching from Jerusalem’s Old City walls to the area known as E1....

Nabi Samwil – A Village Trapped in a National Park

Introduction The Nabi Samuel National Park is one of the largest national parks in the West Bank. The antiquities site and religious center located on the grounds have become a...

Cultural heritage protection in international conventions

Introduction Currently, there are five international conventions which regulate the protection of cultural heritage 1, the main issues being intended and unintended destruction during armed conflict, plunder and illicit trafficking of cultural...