The most moral army in the world has been very busy

Philip Weiss

In the Israeli press, not the American press. Haaretz: IDF Closes off Central Palestinian town to cars….

The Israel Defense Forces is not allowing vehicles in or out of A-Ram, a Palestinian city of 60,000 northeast of Jerusalem, because of a recent increase in stone and firebomb throwing at army patrols by local youth, the army said.

Haaretz again: IDF admits barring Palestinians’ access to own fields

The state has confirmed that, acting without a court order, the army has barred Palestinian villagers from freely accessing their farmland for two years. The admission was made in the state’s response to a High Court petition filed last year by Beit Furik residents.

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Source:, April 12, 2012

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