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The Olives of Palestine (25 images)

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Portrayed by Picasso the dove with the olive branch is an icon of peace. The olive is a well known symbol of peace in the entire world. But in reality here the olives are part of the conflict for the land between Palestinians, the Jewish settlers, the Israeli army and the occupation of Israel in the West Bank.
There are about 10 million olive trees in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. More than half of the Palestinian population take part in the harvest from October to November. Olives are...
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