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Ancient Palestinian village given "at risk" recognition
Sarah Irving, The Electronic Intifada, Nov 2, 2013

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The struggle to save the historic landscapes of one Palestinian village located west of Bethlehem gained international recognition last month. Battir, in the occupied West Bank, had its ancient irrigation systems and agricultural terraces included in the World Monument Fund's 2014 "Watch List." The village is under threat of destruction from the building of Israel's apartheid wall. [Read the full article]

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