Israel confiscates Private owned Palestinian land for settlement expansion

Houses are seen in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ofra, north of Ramallah July 18, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

The legal advisor to the Israeli occupation government has approved the expropriation of a land that is a private property in the West Bank in order to use them for settlement expansion. Israel said it is attempting to legalize the expropriation of some 45 dunams of privately owned Palestinian land that is located in boundaries with the the illegal West Bank settlement of Ofra north of Ramallah and they announced it was initially seized by mistake. Israeli occupation is trying to legalize seizing this land and had declared confiscating it.
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Israel confiscates Private owned Palestinian land for settlement expansion