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Political: April 25, 2012

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The Defense Ministry annual Memorial Day and Independence Day gift to bereaved families this year is a hiking guide that recommends over 50 trails in the West Bank, including a trail leading to “Meir Spring”, near Migron, as well as dozens of others leading to springs on Palestinian land.

(Hebrew - Haaretz)

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April 25th, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Settlers and Settlements: March 19, 2012

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The United Nation’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has found that settlers have completely taken over 30 of the West Bank’s water springs, and turned some of them into tourist attractions, limiting Palestinians’ access to them.  A further 26 springs are at risk of settler takeover. (OCHA PDF)

(Hebrew - Walla)

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March 19th, 2012 at 1:07 pm