[News] Israel forces uproot 400 olive trees in Bethlehem

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  Israel forces uproot 400 olive trees in Bethlehem

March 10, 2020

Israeli occupation forces yesterday uprooted 400 olive trees in the 
farms of Wadi Fukin village, west of occupied Bethlehem, /Quds Press/ 
reported.

Local Palestinian sources reported that the targeted farm belongs to 
Palestinian farmer Mohamed Al-Harroub.

According to the sources, 800 olive trees and grape vines have been 
uprooted by settlers over the past two weeks in the farms of Al-Khader 
neighbourhood, south of Bethlehem.

Wadi Fukin is a Palestinian village located ten kilometres west of 
Bethlehem. It is surrounded by five illegal Israeli settlements.

Israel has expropriated 8,300 dunams (8.3 square kilometres) of its 
lands since 1967 
<https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170605-remembering-the-naksa/>, 
including 700 dunams (1.7 acres) for the illegal settlement of Bitar Elite.

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