Much of Amona Outpost Built on Cultivated Palestinian Land, Civil Administration Says

Findings contradict West Bank settlers’ claim site was unused rocky hilltop before they came in 1996.

Most of the land where the northern West Bank outpost of Amona now stands were worked by Palestinians before the outpost went up in 1996, according to a Civil Administration document. The document contradicts the settlers’ claim that the site was a rocky hilltop before they moved there.