[May 2012] Cars with Palestinian license plates are not allowed on Israeli roads, regardless of the identification held by the driver. Even on Palestinian roads, cars with Palestinian plates have restricted access, face endless delays at checkpoints and are subject to regular road blocks. Cars with Israeli plates experience none of these difficulties. The infographic ‘Segregated Roads’ invites the viewer to imagine a road system in which the color of your license plate determines your mobility.
SOURCES & DATA
UN OCHA, 2007. The Humanitarian Impact on Palestinians of Israeli Settlements and other Infrastructure in the West Bank (PDF)
B’Tselem, 2004. Forbidden Roads: Israel’s Discriminatory Road Regime in the West Bank (PDF)
Ma’an Development Center, 2008. Apartheid Roads: Promoting Settlements, Punishing Palestinians (PDF)
Open Street Map, 2012 (accessed on May 2012)
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