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EU blasts new West Bank settlement homes, upcoming demolition of Bedouin village

Israeli decisions ‘will only further entrench a one-state reality of unequal rights, perpetual occupation, and conflict,’ European bloc says By AFP and TOI STAFF The European Union on Thursday urged Israel to reconsider its decision to build 2,000 new settlement homes and to demolish a Palestinian Bedouin village in the West Bank, saying it undermines “prospects for …

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Israel approves 2,000 new illegal settlement homes in West Bank

Lubna Masarwa #Occupation Plans include 92 homes near a Bedouin village which was slated for demolition by an Israeli court last week Israeli authorities on Wednesday approved construction of nearly 2,000 new illegal settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, including 92 a kilometre from a Bedouin village last week …

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UK minister urges Israel not to demolish West Bank Bedouin village

By AFP and TOI STAFF A British minister on Wednesday made a last-gasp call to Israel to not raze a Palestinian Bedouin village, after Israel’s Supreme Court rejected a final appeal against its demolition. The court last week backed the demolition of the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank, located close to several …

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UK minister urges Israel not to demolish Bedouin village

KHAN AL-AHMAR (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) –  A British minister on Wednesday made a last-gasp call to Israel not to raze a Palestinian Bedouin village, after the Israeli supreme court rejected a final appeal against its demolition. The court last week backed the demolition of the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the …

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Activists: Bedouins in West Bank Being Forcibly Displaced

The video shows Ali, a schoolboy in the Bedouin village of al-Khan al-Ahmar, pointing at a hill in the desert between Jerusalem and Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. “They will build the settlement there, instead of the school,” he says. “When the school has been demolished, it will be moved. They will …

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Menace de démolition à Khan al-Ahmar – déclaration officielle française (28 mai 2018)

Au point de presse du lundi 28 mai, la porte-parole du Quai d’Orsay a fait la déclaration suivante : La France exprime sa vive préoccupation au sujet de la situation de la communauté palestinienne de Khan al-Ahmar (Cisjordanie), visée par des ordres de démolition émis par les autorités israéliennes. Ces ordres …

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Palestine Condemns Israel’s ‘Racist’ Demolition of West Bank Bedouin Village

Palestine has condemned the ‘ethnic cleansing’ decision of uprooting the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar in the Jordan Valley. According to local news sources, the Israeli High Court of Justice has approved a planned demolition of an entire West Bank Bedouin village, including the village’s school made out of tires. …

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Khan Al Ahmar is a symbol of the world’s failure to protect refugees

Arabs in Khan Al Ahmar can trace their ancestry as far back as the 1931 census of Palestine, when the tiny Bedouin village in the West Bank had a population of 27. Today 95 per cent of the families living there are refugees registered with the United Nations Relief and …

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Impending Destruction of Khan al-Ahmar Village

In the coming weeks, the Israeli government is expected to demolish the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, located east of Jerusalem. The destruction of the village is a dangerous precedent that will serve as a launching pad for the evacuation of some 2,000 additional Bedouin residents in the E1 area. …

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In the Jordan Valley I Saw Ethnic Cleansing With My Bare Eyes

Ilana Hammerman Israel is persistently and systematically destroying the lives of the Bedouin communities throughout the Jordan Rift Valley, who once numbered in the tens of thousands, in order to limit these areas to Jews alone A month ago, had there been 12 of us and not just four, we …

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