Report: Less than 1 percent of West Bank state lands went to Palestinians


(JTA) — Israel has allocated less than 1 percent of state land in the West Bank to Palestinians, compared to 38 percent to settlers. 

The figures cover 33 years and are from Civil Administration documents submitted to the High Court of Justice, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported.

Palestinians received 2,150 acres of state lands during that period, the documents show, while approximately 99,000 acres were allocated to the World Zionist Organization.

Most of the Jewish settlements, both residences and agricultural land, are built on this land.

An additional 165,807 acres of West Bank land are still held by the Israeli state.

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