Israel Begins Dismantling Section of West Bank Barrier

Israel Begins Dismantling Section of West Bank Barrier

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Arab man leans against wallIsrael on Sunday began tearing down a section of its contentious West Bank separation, marking a major victory for the village residents of Bilin, which lost half its land to the barrier.

The dismantling of the section comes four years after Israel’s Supreme Court ordered it torn down, rejecting the military’s argument that the route was necessary for security.

(READ the AP story in the Toronto Globe and Mail)

 

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