Court urges reroute of planned West Bank barrier

14.12.2012                      01.Tewet. 5773                      Channuka 6; Rosch Chodesch

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Court urges reroute of planned West Bank barrier

Defense officials given 90 days to respond to proposed reroute of section of security wall that would run through Battir.

Israel's highest court on Thursday urged defense officials to reroute a barrier planned for construction on ancient farmland at a West Bank Palestinian village.
The latest decision followed a rare appeal involving support from an Israeli government environmental agency for a Palestinian challenge….