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Israeli settlers destroy property, kick farmers out of their land in West Bank


JERICHO/BETHLEHEM, Tuesday, June 02, 2020 (WAFA) – An Israeli settler today razed lands in Arab al-Malihat area, northwest of the occupied West Bank city of Jericho, in order to build a wall, according to sources.

Suleiman Malihat, a Fatah official, told WAFA that an armed settler razed 350 dunums of lands in order to build a wall that separates the dwelling from an illegal Israeli settlement outpost.

Meanwhile, settlers forced farmers out of their lands in the village of Kisan, to the east of the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Ahmad Ghazal, from the Kisan village council, told WAFA that settlers from the illegal Israeli settlements of Maale Amos and Eli Hanahil kicked farmers out of their lands as they were plowing it claiming the farmers need to have a permit to access their lands.

He noted that farmers cannot access their lands amidst settlers’ threats.


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