Israeli Court Rejects Appeal to Stop Annexation of Palestinian Land

The Israeli Supreme Court has rejected an appeal submitted by the residents of the Palestinian village of Nabi Ilyas to the east of Qalqilia in northern West Bank to stop the annexation of 100 acres from their village to build for-Jews-only bypass road.

The court claimed that Palestinians didn’t prove their ownership of the land and “If they do so, they could ask for compensation.”

The court noted that opening the road “was for security reasons and it serves the interest of Palestinian and Israeli residents in the area,” despite the fact that the road, like many others is being built exclusively for Jewish commuters.

The Israeli authorities are expected to start working on paving the bypass road in two months.

Palestinian villages in the West Bank are surrounded by hundreds of such bypass roads, which are used by Jews only. These roads suffocate Palestinian villages and make the lives of Palestinian harder.

(PC, Palestine Today, Social Media)

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