Israeli High Court: Amona settlers may stay on purchased land

In a landmark ruling Friday, the Supreme Court accepted the state’s position against evacuating Jewish settlers who built homes on land they purchased privately from Palestinian owners in Judea and Samaria (West Bank).  The court partially granted the petition filed by the Yesh Din organization against the court against the total evacuation of Amona, but ruled that buildings on land that had not been legally purchased must be vacated by July 24.

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