Thu 23 May 2024 10:16 am - Jerusalem Time

West Bank: Israel seizes 6 dunums in Bethlehem

Today, Thursday, the head of the Wall and Settlement Resistance Commission, Muayyad Shaaban, revealed that the Israeli occupation forces had seized about 6 dunums of land from the villages of Nahalin and Al-Jabaa in the Bethlehem Governorate, under the name of a seizure order for military and security purposes, which bore the number T/24/27.

Shaaban added, in a statement issued by the Commission, that this military order is considered a new practical implementation of the buffer zones plan proposed by the extremist occupation finance minister, Bezalel Smotrich, at the beginning of the aggression on the Gaza Strip, which aims to seize tens of dunams of land around the settlements, and prevent access to hundreds of dunams of land. Surrounding it, which will deprive citizens of access to, reclamation and care for their lands.

He stressed that this measure targets the lands surrounding the "Giv'ot" settlement, which was established on the lands of the village of Nahalin.

Shaaban called on citizens to go to the Commission’s office in Bethlehem Governorate in order to build a legal file that would thwart the occupation plan and undermine the occupying state’s efforts to seize more lands.


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West Bank: Israel seizes 6 dunums in Bethlehem