Children in Gaza attend school in shipping containers|
Raport, Gisha - Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, 21 September 2010
Israel is yet to approve a single truckload of building materials, making it impossible for the UNRWA to build new schools for the Gaza children. In general, the great demand for basic supplies in Gaza is not being met due to the Israeli siege.
Due to Gaza closure, 40,000 students refused from UNRWA schools
Rapport, Gisha - Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, 15 September 2010
UNRWA can't meet enrollment demand because of ban on construction materials
UNRWA needs to build 100 schools, none built since 2007 closure
UNRWA schools have specialized curriculum on human rights and critical thinking, not available in government schools
Uncertain Education for children from the Jahalin community
, Palestine Monitor, 20 May 2010
Since September 2009, seventy children of the Bedouin community Jahalin in al-Khan al-Ahmar have been going to school close to their homes, between Jericho and Jerusalem. But it is unclear whether these children will be able to attend their necessary lessons next year. By the end of the current school year in July, the Israeli Civil Administration will decide whether the demolition will go ahead. If this threat materializes, the children will be deprived of their education.
Institutions raided and shut down in Nablus, including a girl's school
R2E Campaign , Various sources, 7 July 2008
Early on Monday morning, Israeli troops raided a number of institutions in the West Bank town of Nablus, including a girls' school. 160 girls are being denied their right to education due to the closure of their school.
Special Needs Children in Gaza Denied Their Education Because of Chronic Fuel Shortages
Narratives Under Siege, Palestinian Center for Human Rights , 20 May 2008
Collective punishment of a civilian population is illegal under international human rights law; but the fuel crisis imposed by Israel, which is disrupting education in schools across the Gaza Strip, and has hit special needs pupils especially hard, amounts to collective punishment. Schools are struggling to cope with insufficient resources, shortages of electricity, low moral, and a public transport system that simply cannot cope with the overall demand. Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children in Gaza city, is one of the schools which is struggling due to the fuel crisis.
Israel moves to shut Hebron orphanages, schools
, Electronic Intifada , 16 April 2008
A Palestinian charity in Hebron is concerned it will be shut by the Israeli military and forced to close its orphanages and schools.
Jenin Arab American University under Siege
, PNN , 24 March 2008
For 18 hours now, Israeli forces have besieged the Arab-American University near Jenin City. Students are appealing for help.
12 assaults on right to education in month of May
Palestinian Monitoring Group, Negotiations Affairs Department , 14 June 2006
The Israeli army carried out 12 incidents of school disruption throughout the West Bank districts during the month of May.