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Ahmed Jahalin and some of his sons at the Khan Al Ahmar encampment east of Jerusalem, December 24, 2015. Photo by Amira Hass
Ahmed Jahalin and some of his sons at the Khan Al Ahmar encampment east of Jerusalem, December 24, 2015. Photo by Amira Hass.

Bedouin Couples Seeking to Build a Home in Their Village Face Kafkaesque Nightmare, Courtesy of Israel

By Amira Hass
Originally published in Haaretz – December 27, 2015 [Photo by Amira Hass]

Twenty-seven Bedouins living east of Jerusalem petitioned the High Court of Justice to let them live close to their parents, but not in the same tent. The state argued they should relocate to the Palestinian Authority.

“If the petitioners need housing, let them go to the Palestinian Authority, whose subjects they are,” Yitzhak Bart from the State Prosecutor’s Office told the court when it heard the petition earlier this month…

Read more at: http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.693845

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