The National Center for Studies and Documentation, run by the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), issued a study revealing that Israel prepared a plan for constructing 3800 units for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, and in occupied East Jerusalem.The center said that the month of August witnessed a serious escalation in Israel‚Äôs illegal settlement activities in the occupied territories.
It added that Israel licensed 63 new constructions in Jerusalem, and issued bids for the construction of 1200 in the occupied city.
Israel also prepared another plan for building 396 units on Palestinian lands in Beit Hanina, north of East Jerusalem.
Furthermore, the Jerusalem City Council also approved 1500 units near Shu‚Äôfat town, north of occupied Jerusalem, while the Higher Construction and Planning Committee of the Israeli ‚ÄúCivil Administration Office’ in the West Bank, approved the construction of 878 units near Ramallah and other areas in the West Bank.
Israel also approved the construction of 230 units in Maon settlement, east of Yatta, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.