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Israel expropriated Palestinian land to build settlements

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Published: 24 May 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Israeli land grabs benefit Palestinians, state tells High Court – Chaim Levinson – Haaretz 22.05.16
Landowners from Anata in the West Bank are demanding the state cancel 1975 order expropriating their lands for Ma'aleh Adumim, but the state says residents benefit from the order by finding work in settlement's industrial zones.
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