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UK concerned about planned demolition of the village of Khan al-Ahmar

Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at the Security Council Briefing on the Middle East Peace Process. Thank you Madam President, and thank you to Special Coordinator Mladenov for your briefing and for the work you are doing to improve the situation and bring …

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UPDATE: French Activist Released, Tells Story of Detention at Khan Al-Ahmar

September 18, 2018 3:06 AM The Israeli occupation court in Jerusalem on Monday withdrew its decision to deport French activist Frank Romano for participation in the protest against the occupation in Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin village, east of occupied Jerusalem.Romano, a law professor at the French Sorbonne University, who holds both …

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Demolition of Palestinian Community Imminent

Israeli High Court Green Lights Razing of Khan al-Ahmar Anan AbuShanab Research Assistant, Middle East and North Africa Division Palestinian girls walk in the courtyard of the primary school in Khan al-Ahmar in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, September 6, 2018.  © 2018 Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images Residents of Khan al-Ahmar thought …

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Judge: Israeli police ‘scandalous’ for trying to deport U.S.-French activist

Instead of bringing to court Frank Romano, who was arrested trying to block an Israeli army bulldozer in Khan al-Ahmar, Israeli police tried to deport him without notifying his lawyer or the court. Judge orders him released. Frank Romano (standing behind the man in black jacket holding a sign), along …

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In Unusual Move, Israeli Army Arrests French-American Law Professor in West Bank

Frank Romano was arrested along with two Palestinians while protesting the upcoming demolition of the Bedouin village Khan al-Ahmar, police say ■ IDF allowed to keep him under arrest for up to 96 hours without bringing him to court Yotam Berger Protesters demonstrate against the blocking of the road leading …

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European Parliament Warns: Eviction, Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar Would Be War Crime

Resolution passed on Thursday calls EU to demand compensation from Israeli government for aid funds invested in the West Bank Bedouin village, demands cessation of ‘policy of threats of demolition’Send me email alerts for new articles by Noa Landau EmailPlease enter your email Noa Landau |  Protesters fly Palestinian flags near the …

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EU’s Mogherini: Israeli Demolition of West Bank Village Endangers Two-state Solution

EU foreign policy chief says looming demolition of Khan al-Ahmar ‘will only further entrench a one-state reality’ Noa Landau European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini addresses the media after closed-door talks on the Iranian nuclear program, Vienna, Austria, July 6, 2018.Credit: Ronald Zak,AP ●Palestinians take Israel’s eviction of …

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Palestinians Take Israel’s Eviction of West Bank Village to The Hague

Palestinians in contact with court over Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and halted aid to UNRWA, Saeb Erekat says ■ Move comes day after U.S. announces closure of PLO mission in D.C. Jack Khoury The disputed West Bank village of Kham al-Ahmar.Credit: Lior Mizrahi ●Israel tells West Bank …

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For Israel, Khan al-Ahmar residents lack ‘good faith’ displayed by settlers

As far as Israel is concerned, the demolition and displacement of Palestinian communities cannot be prevented, because they lack the good intentions that seemingly only Jewish settlers have. By Sharona Weiss Israeli policemen scuffle with Palestinian demonstrators in the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem, on July 4, …

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The families of Khan Al-Ahmar insist on their right to remain and defend their village

Israeli policemen scuffle with Palestinian demonstrators in the Bedouin village of al-Khan al-Ahmar east of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank on July 4, 2018. (Photo: Shadi Hatem/APA Images) One night towards the end of 1986, with the harsh December cold hovering over the hills of Jerusalem, my mother decided, …

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