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Israeli Army Orders 300 Bedouin to Evacuate Village Near West Bank Settlement

IDF order affects some 60 families in Jabal al-Baba and follows similar move earlier this week to evacuate Bedouin sites in northern Jordan Valley Yotam Berger | Nov 18, 2017 3:06 AM The Israeli army on Thursday ordered some 300 Bedouin to evacuate their homes in a village near the West Bank …

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Two more Palestinian schools under threat

Published 15. Nov 2017 Israeli court orders Palestinian students not to attend local school. Two new Palestinian schools in the occupied West Bank, which are funded by European governments, are under threat of destruction and seizure. An Israeli court has already ordered students not to attend class in one of …

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Transfer of Palestinians, in Word and Deed

Amira Hass | Nov 14, 2017 12:42 AM The legacy of Rehavam Ze’evi (“voluntary transfer”) is commemorated all the time in the Jordan Valley. Highway 90 there is named after him, using his irritating nickname, Gandhi. On every large sign with the words “Gandhi Highway,” the hardly secret Israeli desire to get …

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Israeli Army Prepares to Demolish Hundreds of Palestinian Homes in Northern Jordan Valley

This is the first time the army is using an eviction order against Palestinians based on a military order meant to enable the evacuation of unauthorized settlement outposts Amira Hass Nov 13, 2017 11:28 AM The army has ordered some 300 Palestinians who have lived for decades in the northern Jordan …

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8 European countries demand Israel pay for West Bank structures it destroyed

EU, Israeli diplomats at odds over mobile classrooms and solar panels, with Jerusalem insisting they amount to an effort to strengthen Palestinian claims By TOI STAFF Eight European Union member states are demanding that Israel pay them back for the demolition and confiscation of buildings and other installations constructed for …

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The Bedouin village where compassion ends

By Orly Noy|Published October 6, 2017 The Palestinian residents of Khan al-Ahmar are facing the threat of expulsion from their homes in the West Bank. No matter how hard they tried to ingratiate themselves with their settler neighbors, nothing seemed to help.  Sukkot is a lovely holiday. For seven days we play …

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Al Khan Al Ahmar, the small Palestinian school defying demolition orders

Alice Panepinto and Helen Eisler A small school in the desert lands of the occupied Palestinian territories has unintentionally become a critical player in the future viability of the two-state solution in Israel-Palestine. Alice Panepinto and Helen Eisler tell the story of the school at Al Khan Al Ahmar which …

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‘We refuse to go’: Bedouin village vows to resist as threat of Israeli demolition looms

Yumna Patel Wednesday 27 September 2017 07:00 UTC Khan al-Ahmar residents say their way of life is at stake as they seek legal ruling to halt Israeli government’s plans to flatten their West Bank homes KHAN AL-AHMAR, Occupied West Bank – Residents of a West Bank Bedouin village threatened with demolition …

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Israel planning war crime against Khan al-Ahmar families

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 26 September 2017 Israel’s planned expulsion of the residents of Khan al-Ahmar and the destruction of their village in the occupied West Bank is a war crime, human rights groups are warning. Earlier this month, Israeli occupation authorities informed members of the community that they would be …

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