Afar Hasharon workers at the construction of a settler-only road | Nabi Elias | Feb. 2017 | Photographed by Ahmad Al-Bazz, ActiveStillsAfar Hasharon workers at the construction of a settler-only road | Nabi Elias | Feb. 2017 | Photographed by Ahmad Al-Bazz, ActiveStills
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A private Israeli construction and development company.

On 6 February 2017, Afar Hasharon workers were documented at the construction site of the Nabi Elias Bypass Road, a settler road being built in the occupied West Bank near the Palestinian village of Nabi Elias.

According to +972 Magazine journalists, the bypass road will involve the expropriation of 25 acres of Palestinian land — including a total 700 olive trees — belonging to the Palestinian villages of Izbat Tabib, Azzun, and Nabi Elias, just east of Ramallah. Attempts by Palestinian landowners to petition the Israeli High Court against the plan have been rejected. According to the head of Nabi Elias’ village council, Raed Khalif, those who will be able to prove ownership over the land will receive nominal compensation for their stolen property, property on which their livelihood depends.