The map shows the Palestinian villages and the Jewish settlements in the southern West Bank. The area marked in red is home to about 1,000 Palestinians, who live in caves and maintain a traditional lifestyle. In the 1970s this are was declared by the Israeli military commander a "closed military area,". Since 1999, Israel has been trying to expel the inhabitants. More on the topic
The map depicts Israeli settlement blocks in the Gaza Strip before the implementation of Israel’s disengagement plan in Aug 2005. More on the topic
Israel’s regime of occupation is inextricably bound up in human rights violations. B’Tselem strives to end the occupation, as that is the only way forward to a future in which human rights, democracy, liberty and equality are ensured to all people, both Palestinian and Israeli, living between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea.