Army notifies Jordan Valley residents of intention to destroy structures, uproot trees

The Israeli army informed residents of Hamsa al-Tahta, in the northern Jordan Valley, of its intention to destroy residential structures, remove fences and uproot trees in their area, today said Aref Daraghme, a local rights activist.

He said the army claims the structures, fences and trees are located in an archeological area and therefore they will be removed.

Israel is trying to keep the occupied Jordan Valley off to its Palestinians inhabitants in an effort to later annex it without its Palestinian population, a step the Palestinian fear would kill any chance of reaching peace between them and Israel.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency