The Olives of Palestine

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Israeli soldiers prevent from Palestinian villagers to harvest their olive trees in the limit between the Palestinian Town of Kufur Qadddum and the Jewish settlement of Qedumim.  More than 221,000 trees were uprooted between September 2000 and February 2003, the UN reports. In 2002 alone, it recorded 190 incidents of settler violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Photo by Quique Kierszenbaum