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In pictures: Israel's security fence
Member of Jalud family who abandoned their home as dynamiting work took place near their home
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The security fence project has caused hardship to the lives of thousands of Palestinians
Beit Amin farmers stand in middle of the excavation to build
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In Beit Amin a large swathe of land has been confiscated
Israeli excavation stretching to the horizon and passing the settlement of Sharah Tikva
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Jewish settlers in Shareh Tikva have asked for the fence to be moved further from their homes
Uprooted tree with Shareh Tikva in the background
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Dozens of trees have been uprooted between the settlement and the Palestinian town of Beit Amin
Palestinian school abutting Shareh Tikva, with the settlement's rubbish tip between them
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Separating Israelis and Arabs is complex - the local Palestinian school abuts Shareh Tikva
Palestinian farmer with excavation and the town of Izbat Suleiman in the background
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The project has had a significant impact on the West Bank landscape
Excavation work near Jewish settlement of Oranit
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An estimated 250 earth-moving vehicles are being used to press on with the project
Palestinian women return from an excursion to pick wild thyme near Beit Amin
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Traditional Palestinian pursuits like picking wild thyme will be curtailed by the security fence
Painted 'sniper wall' separating the town of Bir Nabala from bypass road used by Jewish settlers
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Separation means West Bank towns are hardly visible to passing Jewish settlers
Passing through a locked gate to enter the West Bank town of Azzoun from Israel
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Palestinian journeys on the other hand are disrupted by many obstacles in the name of Israeli security

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