While most the western media is focusing on ISIS in Iraq and Syria or the Ebola pandemic in West Africa, the Israeli government looks to steal more land from Palestinians to make way for Jewish settlements. Israeli forces have given eviction orders to Palestinians living in a valley in the occupied West Bank to confiscate 200 hectares of Palestinian land.
Press TV reports,
On Saturday, Israeli forces invaded the Wad Ben Zeid valley in the south of the southern city of al-Khalil (Hebron) to hand out eviction orders to the Palestinians living there.
The residents were told to evacuate the area, home to a number of olive orchards, immediately because their homes will be demolished.
“They want to force the families out of their homes and lands. Those lands are owned by the families, but Israel continues to violate International Law, and continues its theft of Palestinian lands,” said Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements. Read more…