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Military and Security Forces: February 25, 2013

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Even though according to the Oslo accords Israel transferred to the Palestinian Authority full administrative responsibility over area A and civil administration of area B, the IDF is preventing construction and development in 4,700 dunams of these areas citing security reasons. Furthermore, seizure orders were issued for approximately 1,870 additional dunams in these areas for use in paving roads related to construction of the separation fence. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

Military and Security Forces: February 4, 2013

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The IDF razed a Palestinian erected outpost near the village of Burin in an area classified as Area B, which is under the civil administration of the Palestinian Authority. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 4th, 2013 at 1:13 pm

Closed Society: February 19, 2012

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Outposts and agricultural lands which were taken over by settlers in the West Bank are incurring into Area B, in violation of the Oslo Accords signed between Israel and the Palestinians.  One of the outposts’ houses is built on a nature reserve, east of Bethlehem, in violation of the Wye River Memorandum, signed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then Chairman of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat in May1998.

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February 19th, 2012 at 8:27 pm