Thursday, April 6, 2017

By All Means. Let Me Show You Genocide Under Israeli Occupation - by Sheri Oz

...If the PA wants to deceitfully inflate population data in order to scare Israel with the “demographic time bomb” whereby Muslims will outnumber Jews if we declare sovereignty over all of Judea & Samaria, then let them do that. If they want to lie and accuse Israel of committing genocide against the Arabs living under the PA, let them do that. Do they not realize, however, that these two lies cancel each other out?

Sheri Oz..
Israel Diaries..
05 April '17..

By chance I came across census statistics for the town of Idhna, near Hebron, in Judea & Samaria. I put the numbers onto a table and this is what I got:

This means that under the British, the town showed an increase of between 33 and 46 people per year (1922-1945) or 3.5%. Under Jordanian occupation (until 1967), this went up to 80 people, or 1.9%, per year. We have no way of knowing what proportion of this was by migration to the town or natural growth, nor how many people left Idhna over those years.

Two population statistics sites (PRB and Index Mundi) quote a figure of 2-3% annual population growth up until 2014 for the entire Judea & Samaria region, which they call The West Bank, of course. According them, this rate of growth is currently one of the highest in the world. If you are interested, you can compare this to annual population growth rates in Jordan, Israel, the USA and China,...

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