Derelict homes in Lifta
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Fight for Israel's lost Arab villages

28 May 2011 Last updated at 09:07 BST

In 1948 hundreds of Arab villages in what is now Israel were abandoned as their residents fled the fighting.

Only one, Lifta, remains empty, and former residents are fighting plans to transform the village into a luxury development and tourist destination.

Wyre Davies reports from Lifta.