Below are CJPME's most recent Factsheets. See complete list of all of CJPME's Factsheets

Industrial Zones and Israel’s Colonial Strategy

CJPME Factsheet 10, published September, 2005: This Factsheet provides background information on Israel's Industrial Zones, how they relate to Israel Settlement Blocks and how they facilitate Israeli life in settlements. It also examines how West Bank Factories have increased pollution for Palestinians. Continue reading

Israeli Colonies and Israeli Colonial Expansion

CJPME Factsheet 9, published September, 2005: This Factsheet provides an overview of Israeli Colonies and Israeli Colonial Expansion highlighting that they function as a very deliberate way to seize control of Palestinian land and resources. The Factsheet also explains how colonies are an obstacle to peace but have not been adequately addressed by the international community. Continue reading

The “Right of Return” for Palestinians

CJPME Factsheet 8, published April, 2005: This Factsheet provides background information on the right of Palestinian Refugees to return to their homeland--a right Palestinians have based on International Law that is has been off the table in Peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis--and explains why this denies Palestinians their basic human rights. Continue reading

Demographics of Historic Palestine prior to 1948

CJPME Factsheet 7, published July, 2004: This Factsheet Provides demographic information of Historical Palestine prior to 1948 in an effort to tell the often erased story of Palestine's idigenous people. The Zionist Movement has long called Palestine “A land without a people, for a people without a land,” a slogan that galvanised Jews to move to Palestine and eventually led to the large-scale displacement of indigenous Palestinians. Continue reading

Terminology in the Middle East Conflict

CJPME Factsheet 6, published July, 2004: This Factsheet provides background on the politically charged terminology used when discussing Israel-Palestine from words CJPME suggest you use to the terms used by Israeli apologists to change the narrative. Continue reading


CJPME Factsheet 5, published June, 2004 provides an overview of the Middle East Conflict-- from the beginning of Zionism, the Partition Plan, and the Nakba to the current standstill in Peace Talks. Continue reading

House Demolitions and Structural Oppression of Palestinians

CJPME Factsheet 4, published April, 2004 provides an overview of Palestinian Home Demolitions, why they happen, what International Law says about them and what similar discrimination exists against Palestinians. Continue reading

Israeli “Democracy”

CJPME Factsheet 2, published March, 2004  provides an overview of the establishment of the state of Israel and the ways it institutionally denies Palestinians equal rights. Continue reading

The Geneva Conventions and the Israeli Occupation of Palestine

CJPME Factsheet 1, published March, 2004 demonstrates the instances wherein Israel defies international Law as stipulated in the Geneva Conventions. The factsheet covers how Israel's establishment of Jewish Colonies (“Settlements”), Home Demolitions and other Collective Punishment, Wanton Killing, Detention and Inhumane Treatment of Civilians, Forcible Transfers and Assaults and Harassment of Medical Units and Personnel are in direct violation of International Law. Continue reading