3 facts about Israeli settlements and their impact on Palestinians in the Jordan Valley

Willow Heske

Blog post by Willow Heske

Oxfam Novib (Netherlands), Media and Communications Officer, Occupied Palestinian Territory
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The Jordan Valley, in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, has the potential to be the breadbasket of any future Palestinian state. However, the persistent expansion of Israeli settlements and other restrictions on Palestinian development have made life extremely difficult for Palestinian communities.

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