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VIDEO: Al Khan Al Ahmar, the small Palestinian school defying demolition orders

By Alice Panepinto and Helen Eisler  September 2017 A small school in the desert lands of the occupied Palestinian territories has unintentionally become a critical player in the future viability of the two-state solution in Israel-Palestine. Alice Panepinto and Helen Eisler tell the story of the school at Al Khan Al Ahmar …

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Stop the demolition of Khan al Ahmar: UK politicians urge Foreign Office & DFID Minister, Alistair Burt

Posted by Caabu on 21 Sep 2017 26 British parliamentarians have written to joint Foreign Office and Department for International Development Minister responsible for the Middle East, Alistair Burt MP on the demolition of the Palestinian Bedouin community of Khan al Ahmar in Area C of the West Bank. The …

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Israel Notifies Bedouin Communities Of Imminent Forced Relocation

September 21st, 2017 By Ma’an News Agency Khan al-Ahmar is one of 46 Palestinian Bedouin villages comprising of a population of 7,000 in the central West Bank that is considered by the UN as being at risk of forcible transfer by Israel. Israeli forces have notified residents of the Bedouin village of …

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With bricks — not metal — Palestinians rebuild school demolished by Israel

Abeer Salman, CNN , September 20, 2017 Jub El-Thib (CNN)Weeks after Israel toppled several Palestinian schools in the West Bank, some students are back in the classroom after a group of activists reconstructed one of the buildings under the cover of darkness. Last month, Israeli officials deemed three educational facilities — basic metal …

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West Bank: Visits Abroad: 8 Sep 2017: Hansard Written Answers – They Work For You

The Government is gravely concerned by proposals to demolish the Bedouin village of Khan al Ahmar. Officials from our Consulate-General in Jerusalem have visited Khan Al Ahmar on multiple occasions in recent years. ​I understand that officials from our Consulate-General plan to visit Khan Al Ahmar before the next court hearing.   Read more: https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2017-07-20.6399.h&s=al+khan+al+ahmar#g6399.q0

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Likely transfer of entire Bedouin town ‘unprecedented’

byFarah Najjar Farah Najjar is an online producer at Al Jazeera English. Palestinian community of Khan al-Ahmar pessimistic over upcoming verdict by Israel’s top court on forced eviction case. An entire village consisting of more than 40 Palestinian Bedouin families will be forcibly removed if an Israeli Supreme Court ruling …

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Good cop, bad cop of expulsion

haaretz, Amira Hass Sep 18, 2017 12:31 AM While Bezalel Smotrich talks of expulsions, Yoav Mordechai, coordinator of government activities in the territories, makes expulsions happen. While the former prattles about the ultimate expulsion, the latter remains silent about the dozens of little evictions he approves and oversees. For example, completing …

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Bedouin in Unauthorized West Bank Village Urged to Relocate, Warned of Evictions

Yotam Berger Sep 17, 2017 12:06 AM Khan al-Amar, located near Ma’aleh Adumim, has become a symbol of the Bedouin settlement in the region against which Israel is battling The Civil Administration this week warned the residents of the unauthorized Bedouin village of Khan al-Amar, whose structures have no building …

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Israel moves to advance forcible transfer of Khan al-Ahmar

Civil Administration signals it is prepared to move forward with the forcible transfer of the entire community, an intention unequivocally stated by Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to reporters two weeks ago. Doing so would constitute a war crime under the Fourth Geneva Convention. Yesterday (Wednesday, 13 Sept. 2017), representatives of …

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