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Palestinian Villagers Win Day in Court

Israel to reroute barrier that divides people from their land

(Newser) - Palestinian villagers have won their day in court and forced Israel to reroute the building of a disputed security barrier, the Guardian reports. Despite recent rocket attacks, Israel’s supreme court ruled that the barrier did not have to cut through the villagers’ fields over safety concerns. The defense ministry... More »

Barrier Draws Palestinians Into Jerusalem

Wary of being cut off, thousands are moving into East Jerusalem

(Newser) - Since the wall between the West Bank and Jerusalem started going up, thousands of Palestinians have moved from the former into the latter, anxious to make  sure they are not cut off from the Israeli city when the barrier is complete. Dismayed by the deteriorating conditions in the West Bank,... More »

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