Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Israel to Seize 675 Dunums in Nablus

Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA 
 NABLUS, September 12, 2012 (WAFA) – The Israeli authorities Thursday informed Awarta and Burin’s villages’ councils in Nablus city of its decision to seize 675 dunums of their private-owned Palestinian land, according to a local activist.

Ghassan Douglas, in charge of settlements file at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the West Bank, told WAFA that Israeli forces handed Awarta’s village council, south east of Nablus, and Burin village council, south of Nablus, of their decision to seize 675 of the villages’ land.

Douglas warned of the Israeli policy of confiscating the Palestinian land, calling upon international community and organizations to intervene and stop this policy.

Meanwhile, the Israeli authorities Tuesday informed four villages’ councils, north of Nablus, of its decision to seize 800 dunums of private-owned Palestinian land.