Bypass Roads

Refers to roads in the West Bank that connect Jewish Israeli settlements to each other and to Israel and are reserved for use of Israeli citizens or residents. These roads either had been Palestinian roads that connected major Palestinian cities or are newly-built roads that bypass Palestinian areas. See "Forbidden Roads: Israel’s Discriminatory Road Regime in the West Bank," B’Tselem, August 2004. See also infographic "Segregated Road System," Visualizing Palestine.

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