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Khan al-Ahmar writ large: Peace initiative and local realities

Israeli and Palestinian leaders should take note of the conflict in Khan al-Ahmar, and write its lessons large boy walks through the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, near the Jerusalem-Dead Sea highway, on April 13, 2018. (Yaniv Nadav/ Flash90) This week, Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt will visit the region …

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Israel court orders demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar village

Israeli forces raise security as Palestinians keep watch in Khan al-Ahmar village following Israel’s residential unit plans in eastern Jerusalem on 5 July, 2018 [Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency] The Israeli High Court of Justice today gave the green light for the demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar, denying a petition filed by its …

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IOF Demolish Wadi alAhmar Neighborhood of Khan alAhmar which was built two days ago

Jerusalem/PNN/ Israeli Occoupation army demolished Thursday Wadi alAhmar Neighborhood of Khan alAhmar which was built  two days ago, by the resistance committee and the Popular Resistance Committees  as part of efforts to protect the  Khan alAhmar, which is also under threat of demolition.Israeli occupation forces demolished the village of Wadi alAhmar early today, …

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Special Rapporteurs on Human Rights, Adequate Housing Appalled by Israeli Court Decision Permitting Demolition of West Bank Bedouin Village – Press Release

GENEVA (10 September 2018) – An Israeli High Court ruling giving the Government of Israel the green light to demolish the entire Palestinian Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar Ab al Helu, has been described as “appalling” by two UN human rights experts*.“It is gravely disappointing that a High Court can …

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20 September 2018, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov

Security Council Considers Situation in Middle East, Including Palestinian Question Madame President, Members of the Security Council, On behalf of the Secretary-General, I will devote this briefing to presenting the seventh report on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2334 covering the period from 13 June to 12 September this …

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UN experts appalled by Israeli court decision permitting demolition of West Bank Bedouin village

GENEVA (10 September 2018) – An Israeli High Court ruling giving the Government of Israel the green light to demolish the entire Palestinian Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar Ab al Helu, has been described as “appalling” by two UN human rights experts*.“It is gravely disappointing that a High Court can …

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Why Israel Demolishes: Khan Al-Ahmar as Representation of Greater Genocide

ike vultures, Israeli soldiers descended on Khan Al-Ahmar on September 14, recreating a menacing scene with which the residents of this small Palestinian village, located East of Jerusalem, are all-too familiar.The strategic location of Khan Al-Ahmar makes the story behind the imminent Israeli demolition of the peaceful village unique amid …

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Palestinian activists hand out “warning” notice to Israeli soldiers

PNN/ Jerusalem/Activists from the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee on Monday carried out an activity, where they handed out “warning” notices to the Israeli civil administration regarding the consequences of participating in the demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin village, which is considered a crime against humanity by international humanitarian law.Activists put up the …

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Doomed Palestinian village turns to Europe as last hope

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank (AP) — For the anxious Palestinian residents of Khan al-Ahmar, there’s little left to do but wait.After the West Bank hamlet lost its last legal protection against demolition late last week, Israeli forces could swoop in any day now to tear down the desert community’s few …

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Children of Khan al-Ahmar appeal to Angela Merkel to save their village

Yumna Patel Carlos Latuff on the demolition of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem. As the destruction of their homes grows more imminent, the villagers of Khan al-Ahmar have appealed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will be visiting Israel this week, to stop the demolitions.On Tuesday, …

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