Saturday, December 31, 2011

Israel to Take over Land near Bethlehem

Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

BETHLEHEM, December 31, 2011 (WAFA) – The Israeli military authority informed a Palestinian family from al-Khader, a town south of Bethlehem, of its intention to take over its land located near the settlement of Eliazer, an official in al-Khader town council said Saturday.

He said the landowners found a notice by the military authority left in their land stating its intention to seize 20 dunums of their land.

He said this was the second time in less than a year in which Israel decides to seize Palestinian land in that area, pointing out that al-Khader is being subjected to a vicious attack by the Israeli military authority to build the Apartheid Wall in the area.