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EU diplomats tour Walaja village threatened by wall

Maan News Agency | Sept 8, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — EU diplomats visited the village of Walaja on Thursday to voice concern over the humanitarian impact and political implications of Israel’s wall in the village. Local officials briefed the delegation on the effects of the barrier, settlements and violence by settlers, an EU statement said. […]

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11 detained at rally near Bethlehem

Published today (updated) 10/08/2011 15:40 Walaja hosts regular protests against land confiscation [MaanImages, File] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained 11 protesters Wednesday afternoon during a rally in the village of Al-Walaja, near Bethlehem, the village committee and Israel’s army said. Alaa Darras, a member of the village’s local committee against the wall, said Israeli […]

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