‘We are continuing the battle’

Settler leaders hint they may use force when the government goes through with decision to evacuate Ulpana homes.

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June 6, 2012 19:59
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Ulpana protest tent at rally,

Ulpana protest tent at rally 370. (photo credit: TOVAH LAZAROFF)

 
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Settlers on Wednesday afternoon vowed to defend their homes. They spoke after parliamentarians dashed their hopes that a legislative solution could save four West Bank outposts from destruction this year.

“We are continuing the battle.

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It is just moral and logical,” said Rabbi Yair Frank of Amona, one of the four outposts.

Frank and Yehuda Yifrach, also from Amona near the Ofra settlement, began a hunger strike on May 29 and initiated the final grassroots protest in advance of Wednesday’s Knesset vote on the “outpost bill,” by pitching a tent near the Supreme Court.

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