Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Shrinking space for Palestinian farmers

Al Jazeera 27 Oct — The life of Palestinian farmers in the occupied West Bank is becoming increasingly difficult. Palestinian farmers are being driven off land that Israel has labelled a nature reserve. Israel’s decision to declare this area a nature reserve and frequent harassment by Israeli settlers have created severe limits on the land farmers can cultivate. Palestinians here say Israel only declared the area a nature reserve to stop them using the land. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports from the occupied West Bank.
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