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Palestine, Kafr Qaddum: Peaceful people under violent occupation

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Palestinian Olive Trees Destroyed by Illegal Israeli Settlers
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October 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Hebron, occupied Palestine

Last Friday I attended a demonstration in the small town of Kafr Qaddum, situated in the Northern region of the West Bank, just west of the city of Nablus. In 1974 Israel began to illegally erect settlements in the nearby Keddumin area. In 2003 Israeli forces set up roadblocks, denying the Palestinian residents of Kafr Qaddum access to much of their land and to the main route leading to Nablus. This road closure increased travelling time to Nablus, and the hospitals and other amenities located there, by more than 30 minutes for the Palestinian residents of Kafr Qaddum....


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