Palestinian protesters carry national flags and plant olive trees facing the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit during a protest marking Land Day, in the village of Wadi Fukin, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, March 30, 2015.

Israel Moves To Thwart UN List Of Companies Complicit In Illegal Settlements

Efforts are taking place in parallel to significant initiatives by figures within and outside of the Israeli government to normalize the presence of the settlements.