High Court Asks Palestinians to Drop Land Case Against Settlers

Request comes despite state’s admission that Palestinian petitioners proved tie to land.

A High Court of Justice panel has asked farmers from the West Bank village of Yatta to withdraw a petition against settlers who allegedly seized their lands – despite the state’s admission that the Palestinians proved their legal attachment to the land. The State Prosecutor’s Office said the Palestinians should pursue the matter by civil legal action, and the High Court panel’s...