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Palestinians prove fraud, regain land after decades

Palestinians often struggle for years to recover land that Israeli companies confiscated through forged documents.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — The town of Biddya in the West Bank's Salfit governorate is building agricultural roads in mountainous areas to allow citizens to reach their newly reclaimed lands.

Construction began a few days after the landowners recovered over 190 dunams (over 47 acres) of land from Israeli company Yakir Investments, after lawyers from the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission proved in mid-May the company forged the title deeds.

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