In June 2002, the Israeli cabinet approved the construction of a “continuous fence” in the West Bank. In July 2004, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) declared this barrier illegal, choosing to refer to it as a “wall”.
The infographic “Where Law Stands on the Wall” describes the detail of ICJ’s decision. Today, 9 years on, and despite wide condemnation, little has been done by the international community to hold the Israeli government accountable for its ongoing disregard of international law.
You can view the full graphic here.
Visualizing Palestine wants to produce more interactive, farther reaching visuals in 2014 covering key injustices facing Palestinians today. To do so they’re crowdfunding until 8 November. The campaign has been backed by hundreds of people around the world, but its success relies on your support. Visit the campaign site here.
Anyone who gives $40+ can choose to have their name included in a supporters’ list for a graphic produced using funds from the crowdfunding campaign.