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Israeli settlements continue as Palestinians prep ICC submission

Even as Palestinians commemorate the 39th Nakba Day, Israel is still expanding its settlements in a bid to undermine the two-state solution.
A Palestinian woman stands near furniture removed from her house as it is being demolished in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Beit Hanina October 29, 2013. A statement from the Jerusalem Municipality said there was a court order for the demolition of the house, which was built without a permit. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTX14SGK
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinians marked the 39th anniversary of Nakba Day on March 31, staging various events in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and the 1948 territory.

Palestinians have been consistently commemorating Nakba since March 30, 1976, when six Palestinians were killed inside the Green Line following marches in the Galilee, the Triangle and the Negev in response to Israel's decision to confiscate 21 acres of the villages of Araba, Sakhnin, Deir Hanna and Arab as-Sawaed.

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