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Israel plan to wall off West Bank land defied

Palestinian landowners and Catholic convent challenge plan to build wall before Israeli court.
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2013 15:33

A court in Israel is due to hear final arguments on the construction of a separation wall in a pristine valley in the West Bank.
Lawyers representing Palestinian landowners and a convent say if the wall is built they will lose their land and the convent will be surrounded.

Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from the Cremisan Valley in the Occupied West Bank.

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