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Knesset delegation – The Joint List’s “Jerusalem Committee” visits Al Khan al Ahmar today

Today Members of Knesset Dr. Ahmad Tibi, Dr. Jamal Zahalka and Taleb abu Arar visited Al Khan al Ahmar, which currently has 42 outstanding demolition orders, including on the “mud and car tyres” school, all of which may be activated as of this Sunday. Jahalin Solidarity is about to launch …

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The Joint List’s Jerusalem Committee –MK Dr. Ahmed Tibi, MK Dr. Jamal Zahalke and MK Talab abu Arar– visited Al Khan al Ahmar

On March 7, 2017, the Joint List’s Jerusalem Committee came to Al Khan al Ahmar in a solidarity visit. To see a short clip of Jahalin Solidarity’s co-director, Angela Godfrey-Goldstein explaining the political significance of the E-1 Development Plan, and the current rush to move the Jahalin from Al Khan …

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UPDATE SUNDAY 5.3.17 FROM ADV. SHLOMO LECKER Today, this afternoon, the Civil Administration issued 42 demolition orders, upgrading the recently issued 42 stop work orders.  So now the entire village, including the car tyres school, is under immediate threat of demolition, with all the political implications previously discussed.On Thursday, 2nd …

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Israel issues pre-demolition orders for Bedouin village

IDF soldiers serve ‘cease construction’ notices to residents and school in Khan al-Ahmar, near Jerusalem By Times of Israel staff February 20, 2017, 12:19 pm The IDF served preliminary demolition orders to 40 structures including tents, huts and a school in a Bedouin encampment near Jerusalem on Sunday. The village …

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Israel passes bill to seize private Palestinian land for Jewish settlements

By William Booth February 6 JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament passed a contentious law late Monday that allows the state to seize land privately owned by Palestinians in the West Bank and grant the properties to Jewish settlements for their exclusive use. The measure is designed to protect homes in Jewish settlements, built on …

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‘We have nowhere else to go’: Bedouins say they will continue to rebuild as Israel carries out home demolitions at a record pace

Sheren Khalel on January 31, 2017 A white tent is the only structure left standing among the scattered piles of twisted metal and tarp that was a Jahalin Tribe Bedouin encampment West of Jericho city in the Wadi Qilt valley. On the morning of Wednesday, January 25th, Israeli forces escorted two bulldozers …

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Israeli forces demolish 11 Bedouin residential structures, 87 left homeless

January 2, 2017 at 3:50 pm Israeli bulldozers Monday morning demolished 11 residential structures in the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar in the central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem. Dawood Jahalin, secretary of the Fatah movement in Jerusalem’s Bedouin communities, told Ma’an that Israeli bulldozers escorted by Israeli forces demolished 11 …

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

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

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 …

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