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Africa-Israel under scrutiny for settlement construction

Adri Nieuwhof | Electronic Intifada 22 June 2009 Africa-Israel is the latest target of a boycott campaign by Palestine solidarity activists because of the company’s involvement in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. American and European financial ...

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West Bank village sues developers in Montreal court

Leigh Anne Williams | Anglican Journal 22 June 2009 The Israeli-Palestinian dispute over land in the occupied territories has come to a Montreal courtroom this week. Lawyers for the West Bank village of Bil’in are suing developers Green Park International ...

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Bat Ayin settlers uproot trees from Palestinian land

Ma’an News 22 June 2009 Israeli settlers uprooted more than 150 olive and grape trees from Palestinian-owned land in Wadi Abu Ar-Rish, near the settlement of Bat Ayin, south of Bethlehem, on Monday, witnesses said. Settlers from Bat Ayin also ...

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Lawsuit brings murky West Bank land deals to light

Amy Teibel | The Associated Press 21 June 2009 It reads like a standard real estate contract between a Zionist institution and an Israeli couple. But it offers a rare glimpse into the bureaucratic smoke screen that helps ensure a ...

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Settlers set fire to Palestinian home in Susiya

21 June 2009 On Sunday morning at 4 am, some settlers tried to burn a tent in the small village of Susiya, south Hebron hills, with people sleeping inside. The burned tent was used to host international volunteers and guests ...

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