village in the central West Bank
located 31 km northwest of the city of Ramallah and just east of the Green Line
. Est. population in 2007: 1,399. Starting in 2003, Budrus held weekly protests against the construction of Israel’s Separation Barrier
whose original path designated it to cut through the village; after ten months of nonviolent demonstrations, the Barrier was re-routed. Budrus is also the name of a Just Vision film
, telling the story of the village’s struggle.