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Corrected

Carlos Ballesteros

Error (Newsweek, Carlos Ballesteros, 11/30/17): Susiya has been in Palestinian control since the 1830s. The village is located on private Palestinian land in the West Bank. According to the letter, "34 families — including 85 children — call Susiya their home and survive through subsistence farming and shepherding."

Correction (12/10/17): The village of Susiya is located in the occupied West Bank. According to the letter, "45 families — including 85 children — call Susiya their home and survive through subsistence farming and shepherding." Claims over Susiya are a microcosm of the larger territorial disputes between Israel and the Palestinians. The Israeli government has claimed control of the land since 1967, saying that the village's structures were built without official permits, thus giving the government permission to demolish what it sees as illegal settlements. Pro-Palestinian supporters in Israel and abroad claim Palestinians have farmed and grazed the land for centuries. …

 
This article originally stated that Palestinians have controlled Susiya since the 1830s. It has been updated to reflect the long dispute between Israelis and Palestinians over control of Susiya, in which both sides have made opposing claims of control.