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How Israel engages in “water apartheid”

Mersiha Gadzo  |  29 November 2017

Jordan Valley, Occupied West Bank - Water is not scarce in the Jordan Valley, known as the traditional "breadbasket of Palestine" - yet Palestinian farmers struggle to survive, with little water to nourish their crops. They say the amount of water that Israeli authorities allocate to them has been decreasing daily since the Second Intifada.

 


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