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Settlers and Settlements: December 25, 2012

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The state was forced to retract its decision to expropriate 2,400 dunams of agricultural land in the Jericho area and evict the farmers who farm it. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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December 25th, 2012 at 11:39 am

Military and Security Forces: July 26, 2011

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Israel is threatening to destroy a water well, which serves a Palestinian company, engaged in raising dates in Jericho.


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July 26th, 2011 at 8:01 pm

Closed Society: 13th November, 2010

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20 right-wing activists of the “Gar’in Yericho” (Jericho Nucleus) group have invaded the Na’aran synagogue complex in Jericho, announcing they intend to stay there for the next few hours in order to restore Jewish presence to the Palestinian town. IDF forces have arrested eight of the activists, and conducted searches looking for other settlers. The complex has been declared a “closed military region”. (Hebrew).

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November 14th, 2010 at 12:22 pm