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Silent occupation, land grab and the myth of the ‘security’ fence

Jayyus, is a West Bank village six kilometres east of the Green Line, the 1948 internationally recognised Israeli border with Occupied Palestine. In 2002, the illegal Israeli settlement of Zufin[1], occupying some of the village’s most fertile land was illegally … Continue reading

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Nothing dramatic. Nothing unusual.

I chose to write about Khalil* because he is 29, the same age as my own son, James. Their experience could not be more different. Khalil is a Palestinian living in Jayyus, a small town in the northern West Bank, … Continue reading

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