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Civil Administration tightens the noose around Palestinian villages

Today, the Civil Administration – the Israeli military authority which governs the occupied Palestinian Territorries – has confiscated at least 9840 Dunams (9.84 km2) of land, amongst it also private Palestinian property belonging to at least 50 different families according to locals. 311 more words


Land negotiations

The day was clouded in Al Khader, a small village southwest of Bethlehem. Olive and almond trees lined up on terraced fields. About twenty Palestinians and two internationals (including me) walked towards a piece of land which was covered with trash and belongings of someone else: An empty baby carriage, a bicycle, a swing, a motorbike. 441 more words