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Secret amendment of Israeli order could cost 300 Palestinians their homes

Two years ago, Israel quietly amended a 2003 directive banning the construction of unauthorized settler outposts to include Palestinian homes and is now working to enforce it.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Around 300 Palestinians in the northern Jordan Valley are anxious about their fate after the Israeli authorities decided to evict them from their homes.

Haaretz reported Nov. 13, “This is the first time the army is using an eviction order against Palestinians based on a military order meant to enable the evacuation of unauthorized settlement outposts." The order in question is known as the “order regarding unauthorized buildings.”

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