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West Bank village under threat
A Palestinian town lives on borrowed time as a settler group lobbies for its demolition.
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2010 11:49 GMT

An Israeli court will soon decide on the demolition order of Khan al-Ahmar - a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank - so that Israeli homes can be built in its place.
 
Regavim, a rightist settler group, is lobbying for the move, which would make about about 100 families homeless.
 
Israeli authorities have already given orders to knock down a school and many shacks in the village.

Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Khan al-Ahmar, one of the many Palestinian communities under threat.

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