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Israeli army razes house in Nablus-district village

Israeli army razes house in Nablus-district village
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NABLUS, Wednesday, March 01, 2023 (WAFA) – Israeli army today razed a Palestinian house in Furush Beit Dajan village, northeast of the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, according to a municipal source.

The village mayor said that Israeli forces, accompanying a bulldozer, barged their way into the village and knocked down a brick house belonging to Tayseer Abu-Kbash, displacing his –seven-member family.

He pointed that the dwelling was demolished purportedly for being located in Area C.

Israeli refuses to permit virtually any Palestinian construction in Area C, which constitutes 60 percent of the occupied West Bank and falls under full Israeli military rule, forcing residents to build without obtaining rarely-granted permits to provide shelters for their families.

In contrast, Israel much more easily gives over 800,000 Jewish Israeli settlers there building permits and provides them with roads, electricity, water and sewage systems that remain inaccessible to many neighboring Palestinians.

The “Civil Administration” is the name Israel gives to the body administering its military occupation of the West Bank.

Soldiers in the oxymoronically named Civil Administration determine where Palestinians may live, where and when they may travel (including to other parts of the occupied territories like Gaza and East Jerusalem), whether they can build or expand homes on their own land, whether they own that land at all, whether an Israeli settler can takeover that land among others.


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