Water used as a Weapon in a Land Grab

The seizure of a natural spring in the Bethlehem area would deny Palestinians access to this much needed source of water; Israel will also continue construction of the Separation Wall which would turn the local village "into a prison."

"Residents of al-Walaja have lost over three-quarters of their land since Israel was established in 1948, when most of the village’s residents became refugees. During Israel’s illegal occupation of East Jerusalem and the West Bank in 1967, 50 percent of al-Walaja’s lands were annexed to the Jerusalem municipality."

Israel to move Bethlehem-area checkpoint deeper into Palestinian territory