RAMALLAH, April 24 (JMCC) - Despite a court ruling ordering the opening of a Jewish-only road to Palestinians, the Israeli military plans to allow only limited access, reports the Washington Post
Route 443 links numerous Palestinian villages to Ramallah
, but since the start of the Palestinian uprising
in 2000, residents have been banned from using the route. Nor does the court ruling change that.
To comply with the court ruling, the military plans to create only two entry points within nine miles, and Palestinians would be subject to searches. There are no plans to reopen an artery linking the highway to the commercial hub of Ramallah, which Suliman said is the main reason his residents want access. Read
the story at the Washington Post