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Israel-Palestine NGO Working Group Releases Statement on Forced Relocation of Bedouin

Statement Version Forced Relocation and Transfer of Indigenous Bedouin Populations- June 17th 2015: This statement is based on a letter the Israel-Palestine NGO Working Group at the United Nations sent to the Permanent Representative of every Member State mission to the United Nations in New York on Wednesday 17th June …

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UN officials urge Israel to halt plans to transfer Palestinian Bedouins, expand settlements

Many Bedouin and herding communities in Area C of the West Bank are prevented from improving or building shelters by the Israeli authorities. Photo: UNRWA/Alaa Ghosheh.

Photo by UNRWA/Alaa Ghosheh Originally published by the UN News Service – May 20, 2015 Two United Nations humanitarian officials with responsibilities in the occupied Palestinian territory have today expressed their grave concern over the Government of Israel’s “rapidly advancing plans” to transfer Palestinian Bedouins in the central West Bank from their current …

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Legal experts condemn Israel’s planned transfer of Bedouin as potential war crime

A boy watches through a cloth as protesters march in the Bedouin town of Rahat after the killing of two locals by Israeli forces (AFP)

Originally posted by Middle East Eye — January 25, 2015, updated March 16, 2015 By Joe Gill Leading experts in international law, anthropology and planning have condemned Israel’s threatened forced transfer of thousands of Bedouin in the occupied West Bank as a violation of international humanitarian law and a potential …

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Legal experts condemn Israel’s planned transfer of Bedouin as potential war crime

Meeting in Jericho invokes authority of International Criminal Court to prevent planned forced displacement of 12,500 Joe Gill, Subeditor Sunday 25 January 2015 10:35 GMT Last update: Monday 26 January 2015 13:30 GMT – See more at: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/legal-experts-condemn-israel-s-planned-transfer-bedouin-potential-war-crime-1557955002#sthash.sXYIbaur.dpuf   Leading experts in international law, anthropology and planning have condemned Israel’s …

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Activists block Jericho road to protest East Jerusalem land grab

Mondoweiss, Annie Robbins on November 30, 2014 19 A peaceful protest by activists from Palestinian popular committees successfully blocked the Jerusalem – Jericho road Friday in their ongoing protest against Israeli policies to ethnically cleanse the Palestinian Bedouin communities from “Area C”. As Stop the Wall reported here last month, …

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