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Farmer’s income stuck on the “other” side of the Barrier
“75,000 shekels a year", recalled Abu Hatem. "That‘s how much money my family used to make selling 15 tonnes of grapes during the harvest season.” The amount is roughly equivalent to USD 20,000.
Abu Hatem, 73, is one of many farmers from the Palestinian town of Beit Ijza, located ten kilometres northwest of Jerusalem, in the West Bank.
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