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Israel Razes Land near Ramallah

RAMALLAH, July 11, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli army forces on Monday razed a Palestinian-owned land near the village of N’ilin, west of Ramallah in the West Bank, according to local sources.

Witnesses told WAFA that an Israeli army force accompanied by bulldozers broke into the area and razed the land in order to expand the nearby illegal settlement of Nili.

According to a report by Applied Research Institute (ARIJ), “The consecutive Israeli governments adopted a policy to acquire much of the West Bank lands to build and expand the Israeli settlements by employing different methods; most renowned of which, “Security,” which is also, how Israel was able to restrict Palestinian towns’ development on the remaining areas.”

It said that, “Since 1967, Israel utilized all the laws that were once running in this part of the land; at least the ones that it can make use of to justify its occupation in an attempt to legalize the various methods it uses to carry out its systematic policy to confiscate Palestinians’ lands to make it available for the occupation Army or/ and for the Israeli settlers.”


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