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un slams israel for 'de-development' of palestine | israel

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un slams israel for 'de-development' of palestine | israel

a new un report has strongly condemned israel for the "de-development" and "deteriorating humanitarian conditions" of the palestinian territories of east jerusalem, the west bank and the gaza strip, brought about by israel's 50-year occupation.the report by the united nations conference on trade and development (unctad), published on tuesday, said the performance of the palestinian economy is "far below potential", while unemployment has persisted at levels rarely seen worldwide since the great depression. "2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the israeli occupation of the gaza strip and the west bank, including east jerusalem; the longest occupation in recent history. for the palestinian people, these were five decades of de-development, suppressed human potential and denial of the basic human right to development, with no end in sight," the report states. israeli settler population growth rate has surpassed the palestinian population growth rate; current settler population stands between 600,000 and 750,00010 percent of the palestinian labour force is employed in israel and the settlementsunemployment rates are 42 percent in gaza and 18 percent in the west bankin 2016, imports from israel into the occupied palestinian territories exceeded exports to israel by $2.6bn since 1995, gdp in gaza has shrunk by 23 percentrestrictions by israel on importation of fertilisers adds $28.6m to agricultural production costs donor support to the palestinian economy dropped ...