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Shrinking space for Palestinian farmers

Palestinian farmers are being driven off land that Israel has labelled a nature reserve.

Last Modified: 27 Oct 2013 00:29
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The life of Palestinian farmers in the occupied West Bank is becoming increasingly difficult.

Palestinian farmers are being driven off land that Israel has labelled a nature reserve.

Israel's decision to declare this area a nature reserve and frequent harassment by Israeli settlers have created severe limits on the land farmers can cultivate.

Palestinians here say Israel only declared the area a nature reserve to stop them using the land.

Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from the occupied West Bank.

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