PASSIA Wall Calendar 2017 - 50 Years of Occupation

The Wall Calendar for the year 2017 focused on themes related to 50 Years of Occupation as June 2017
will mark 50 years since the 1967 Six Day War and the beginning of Israeli military occupation. Fifty
years, during which Israel has created a reality of ongoing dispossession and human rights abuses
towards the Palestinian population. Fifty years, in which a fourth generation of Palestinians has been
born into this reality and struggled for justice and the right for self-determination. Fifty years in which
Israel continued unabated to suppress an entire nation and to establish an apartheid system in the
making, whilst the international community proved unable to bring about a settlement consistent with
international law and UN Security Council resolutions. But also 50 years in which the Palestinians, the
real irreversible facts on the ground, have never stopped “to resist to exist” - for dignity, justice and

Jan. 1, 2017