The Monthly Humanitarian Monitor, occupied Palestinian territory, May 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

● Access improved, but uncertainty remains around current restrictions on Gaza land and sea areas.

● Most complaints filed with the Israeli authorities following “Pillar of Defence” closed without criminal investigation.

● Concerns raised over failure of Israeli troops to protect Palestinians during settler attacks.

● Palestinian community “re-joins” rest of West Bank following rerouting of the Barrier.

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