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‘Let us live our lives’: A call for justice from Masafer Yatta

After a 20-year legal battle, the court decided on 15 March to once again delay a verdict on whether to forcibly evict around 1,300 Palestinians living in eight communities in the area. The land has been in their families for generations but life here has been precarious since Israel declared around 7,500 acres of Masafer Yatta a military training ground, ‘Firing Zone 918’.