the article said there are usually 10 different families that claim to own the same land... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ben
    • 06.12.11 | 06:12 (IST)

    Its typical of the left to blame the Jews on why its hard for Arabs to gain building permits in Jerusalem... But the fact is if you want to legally build a home first the land has to a have a definitive owner... due to the disagreement of the Arab "clans" its usually a bureaucratically nightmare to even get the land surveyed... and subsequently most of the homes built by the Arabs is unfortunately under code and need to be removed and replaced... the best way to do this is for the Arabs of Jerusalem to vote in municipal elections and then ear mark shekels for Arab development in Jerusalem...

    from the article: New Jerusalem park a 'ruse' to set up new settlement, activists say
    First published 02:05 06.12.11 | Last updated 02:05 06.12.11
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