Persistence and Prayer: a Palestinian community's fight for their hill

By EA Billy

Whilst there are strict planning policies in Israel to ensure that industrial areas do not pollute or otherwise negatively impact local Israeli communities, such policies do not exist in the occupied West Bank. Here EA Billy meets local farmers from villages near Tulkarm in the Northern West Bank, as they gather in protest against the confiscation of their farmland by Israel for the building of a new Industrial Zone. Read on to find out how the construction of such a zone stands to impact the local community and environment and how you can take action.

Protesters and EAs gather at the prayer site [Photo: EAPPI/Billy]
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