Nestled in the hilltops of the occupied West Bank, an ancient Palestinian Christian village is gearing up for a fight against the Israeli occupation. “My family has owned hundreds of dunums of land in Aboud for centuries. Our roots date so far back, I cannot even count,” seventy-year-old Abdullah Sharqawi tells Mondoweiss. “For now maybe they will let me access the land. But inevitably, with time, they will tell me no, it is not allowed,” he says.