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It happened in Yesha-stan, so who gives a damn?

Contract workers raid Yesha-stan's construction materials Credit: B'tselem Youtube

Amira Hass , Jan 02, 2018 2:05 AM

The contract workers in their shiny phosphorescent yellow vests spoke Russian to each other. Border policemen standing by had nothing to do, their hands shoved in their pockets. After all, no one bothered these workers as they loaded a trailer attached to a white pickup truck with a confiscated pile of 60 boards of wood and two doors. A short video clip documented this non-event that took place last Thursday morning, one of many such non-events that take place in Yesha-stan without ruffling our smugness.

It was one more raid by the Civil Administration, carried out for the purpose of nipping one more crime in the bud – the crime of building a shack for some young couple of some children who had outgrown sleeping with their parents in the same tent, shed or hovel.

The spokesman for the Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) responded as …..
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