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West Bank Settlers Clash With Israeli Police Sent to Evict Them

Feb 02, 2017 - The New York Times

After years of court action and contentious debate over the Amona settlement outpost in the occupied West Bank, Israeli security forces operating under a court order forcibly evacuated settlers there on Wednesday.

Adding to the chaos, hundreds of young activists barricaded themselves in makeshift buildings at the site.

Hundreds of unarmed police officers in blue sweatshirts and baseball caps were sent to remove about 40 families from the outpost, which Israel's Supreme Court has d...