Settlement, West Bank
From: Inside Story

East Jerusalem land grab

Palestinians accuse Israel of illegally leasing their land to Israeli settlers.

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The number of Israeli settlers in the Palestinian
territories has rocketed since 1967

Palestinian petitioners say Israeli settlers, with the blessing of their government, are squeezing out the real owners of East Jerusalem.

Accusations of foul play have landed the Israeli land administration in court, and Arab companies are accusing the department of illegally leasing its land to a settler group.

Is this part of a deliberate Israeli ploy to Judaise the city?

Inside Story Investigates.

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This episode of Inside Story aired on Thursday 23 August 2007

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