when did these palestinians become land barons? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Observer
    • 28.12.09 | 10:29 (IST)

    I keep hearing of "private land" expropriated from palestinians. Who sold them this land & where did these peasants get the money to buy such large tracts of land in the first place? I call b.s. These arabs who call themselves palestinians are mostly squatters. Most of them would never have the money to buy-up property if they saved their entire lives. Maybe Jordan gave away some land when they illegally occupied Judea & Samaria, but it wasn't theirs to give away. The fact is the last owner of these lands was the Ottoman Turks, who are now out of business, so the lands up for grabs.

    from the article: U.S.: Israel plan to build in East Jerusalem harms peace process
    First published 09:48 28.12.09 | Last updated 22:31 28.12.09
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