Activists Call Attention to West Bank Checkpoints Israeli and Palestinian human-rights groups are staging demonstrations this week to call attention to the impact of checkpoints in the West Bank. Palestinians say Israel uses checkpoints as collective punishment, but Israeli officials say they are necessary for security.

Activists Call Attention to West Bank Checkpoints

Activists Call Attention to West Bank Checkpoints

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Israeli and Palestinian human rights groups are staging demonstrations this week to call attention to the impact of checkpoints in the West Bank.

Palestinians say Israel uses checkpoints as collective punishment, but Israeli officials say they are necessary for security.