Village in Israel and Palestine – level 3
In Israel’s West Bank, Israelis are tearing down part of a Palestinian village because they say that people built it too close to a security barrier near East Jerusalem. However, the Oslo Accords say that Palestine controls the village’s neighbourhood.
Israeli leaders say that the buildings were built illegally, no one was currently living in them, and terrorists could hide in them. Therefore, they were a security threat. Critics said that Israel wants to take the land under the village.
Palestine already filed a war crime claim against Israel on the destruction of the village. Palestinians say that the issue is ‘a serious escalation’ against the Palestinian people and they are asking for help. In the past, the UN had told Israel to stop this action.
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