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Grassroots Advocacy Efforts to End US Support for Israel's Occupation
September 23rd, 2003
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Final Status in the Shape of a Wall
CATHERINE COOK—SEPTEMBER 3, 2003 In Jayyous, a village of 3,000 in the northern West Bank, Najah Shamasneh cradles her granddaughter in her lap and listens to her husband Yusuf tell of the loss of their agricultural land. The Shamasneh family's 25 dunams (about 6.25 acres), their sole source of income, now lies on the western side of the wall that Israel is erecting in the West Bank. The following article is used by permission from MERIP and can be found on the MERIP website. >>READ MORE . . .


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