The killing of Shireen Abu Akleh: what one morning in the West Bank reveals about the occupation


About the data
All data on fatalities and demolitions is from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 2023.

Fatalities in the West Bank
The fatalities counts are the finalised annual figures for 2022. They may vary from other sources due to methodological or mandate considerations.

Herder/Bedouin demolitions
This data refers to residents of communities that are categorised as herders or Bedouins. People displaced multiple times in a single year are counted multiple times. The locations for the 2022 annual data are mapped to the governorate in which they took place.

The State of Palestine – Oslo Agreement in the West Bank (Area C): HDX.
The boundaries of East Jerusalem: Princeton University Library, 2008.

Additional photo credits:
Header image: Guardian design based on handout image.
Sunrise over Jenin: Mohammed Abed
Shireen Abu Akleh, monochrome: AFP/Al Jazeera
Herder women surveying demolition: Basel Adra
Digger machinery still: AlQastal News
Drone image of Khirbet al-Fakheit: Hazem Bader/AFP via Getty
Women watching television at Abu Akleh home: Reuters/Ammar Awad
Relatives of Abu Akleh embracing: Photo by Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images