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People & Power – Courtroom Intifada

Al Jazeera

3 June 2009

The small village of Bil’in is trying to regain land lost to the Separation Wall and an encroaching Jewish settlement through ‘legal resistance’. As their victory in the Israeli Supreme Court continues to be ignored, the villagers, helped by Israeli lawyer Michael Sfard, file a case against the international construction companies who are building the settlements for violating international human rights law by building on occupied land.