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Organizations call on Israel to stop forcible transfer plans

A boy sits a top a water can in front of the ruins of his family home, which was destroyed the day before. Dec. 28, 2013. West Bank, Palestinian Territories. (Photo by Gabriel Romero/Alexia Foundation ©2014)

From the Civil Society Advocacy Working Group on Displacement September 11, 2014 – Forty-two Palestinian, Israeli, and international organizations are urgently calling on world leaders to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins out of their communities in the central part of the occupied West Bank and …

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Nowhere to Call Home: The Plight of Israel’s Bedouin Communities

Abu Jouseph, Muktar of Ras Al Bihad, By Giuliano Camarda-Redux.

This article and accompanying photo essay originally appeared in the ABC News “Picture This” blog – May 1, 2012 [Photo by Giuliano Camarda/Redux] By By Lawrence Lai Italian photographer Giuliano Camarda visited the Arab al-Jahalin tribe of Palestinian Bedouins in October 2011 and discovered what he describes as a people …

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BUS Stop: Ramallah Artist and his Short Film Featuring Children of Wadi Abu Hindi [Video]

Still from Khaled Jarrar’s Bus Stop (2013). Photo by Artnet/Ben Davis.

The above film–which features a special project undertaken by the children of Wadi Abu Hindi–comes from the artist’s solo show “NO EXIT,” which debuted at the Whitebox Art Center on July 24th and draws its inspiration from the ordeal which prevented him from traveling to New York. ————————————————————–  The following …

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Defense Ministry: Army to keep expelling Palestinians from firing zones

Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon. Photo by Michal Fattal.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – June 12, 2014 [Photo by Michal Fattal] By Jonathan Lis The army plans to continue expelling Palestinians from military firing zones in Area C of the West Bank, which is under total Israeli control, Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon told the Knesset on Wednesday. Article continued on Haaretz.com: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.598265.

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Knesset to discuss IDF's use of live-fire zones to relocate Palestinians

Photo by Mairav Zonszein.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – June 11, 2014 [Photo by Mairav Zonszein] By Amira Hass The Knesset will discuss the Israel Defense Forces’ use of live-fire zones as a means of removing Palestinian residents from their dwellings at a plenary discussion on Wednesday. Article continued on Haaretz.com: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.598046.

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