Articles tagged with: theft of land

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2 Oct 2014
'This is our land!': West Bank Village Wadi Fukin Fights Largest Israeli Land Grab in Decades


At 09/26 at 1pm around 100 people gathered for a demonstration in Wadi Fukin. Wadi Fukin, a of approximately 1,250, may be the smallest of the five villages threatened by Israel’s recent mass land grab, but these days it’s certainly not the quietest. The village is located near the separation wall and is surrounded by the settlements of Beitar Illit and Hadar Beitar in the north and Tsur Hadassah in the west. Recently the state of Israel annexed another 4000 dunams of land. Over a quarter of the confiscated land belongs to Wadi Fukin, which already lost most of its property after 1967. That’s why people of Wadi Fukin decided … Continue reading

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2 Jun 2012
Weekly Demonstration In Beit Ommar

On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012, Israelis and internationals joined protestors from Beit Ommar in their weekly protest against the theft of land by the settlers and by the state of Israel.

40 soldiers had turned up this Saturday and stood waiting for the demonstrators. The group of more than 50 individuals, including over 20 Scottish activists, turned right just before reaching the wall of soldiers, and entered the terrace below the road. Several soldiers started running to cut them off, and managed to do so after 100 meters. Then they started pushing the demonstrators, many of the internationals sitting down, singing and chanting slogans. Some were pushed to the … Continue reading