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27th Aug 2016

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Israel's demolition of EU-funded shelters sparks call for compensation

Israel has seized and demolished three EU-funded humanitarian aid projects for Palestinians on the edge of a settlement construction zone, sparking demands that Israel pay compensation to Brussels. The three shelters comprised caravans built to provide shelter for those made homeless by severe storms that hit the region in December.

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