Israeli Forces Prevent Farmer from Entering his Land

WAFA FEB 26 2012

HEBRON, February 26, 2012 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday prevented a Palestinian famer from Beit Ummar, a town north of the northern West Bank city of Hebron, from entering his land under the pretext of declaring it a closed military zone, according to a local activist.

Spokesman of the National Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar Mohammed Awad told WAFA that forces prevented Yousif al-alami from entering and working in his land located across from the settlement of Migdal Oz built illegally on residents land in the eastern side of the town of Beit Ummar.

Al-Alami said that he was surprised by a number of Israeli soldiers present at his five dunums of land planted with grape and almond trees and told him under gun point to immediately leave the land under the pretext of declaring it closed military zone although he showed documents that proof his ownership of the land.


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