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Bedouin Couples Seeking to Build a Home in Their Village Face Kafkaesque Nightmare, Courtesy of Israel

Ahmed Jahalin and some of his sons at the Khan Al Ahmar encampment east of Jerusalem, December 24, 2015. Photo by Amira Hass

By Amira Hass Originally published in Haaretz – December 27, 2015 [Photo by Amira Hass] Twenty-seven Bedouins living east of Jerusalem petitioned the High Court of Justice to let them live close to their parents, but not in the same tent. The state argued they should relocate to the Palestinian Authority. “If the petitioners …

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Knesset to discuss IDF's use of live-fire zones to relocate Palestinians

Photo by Mairav Zonszein.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – June 11, 2014 [Photo by Mairav Zonszein] By Amira Hass The Knesset will discuss the Israel Defense Forces’ use of live-fire zones as a means of removing Palestinian residents from their dwellings at a plenary discussion on Wednesday. Article continued on Haaretz.com: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.598046.

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Bedouin face displacement in West Bank corridor, regardless of Israel's constructions plans- Haaretz

Whether recently approved plans for construction in the E-1 area materialize or not, Israel plans to the relocate the local Bedouin population – against their will. December 2012 “Ten Palestinian Bedouin communities living in the West Bank corridor connecting Ma’ale Adumim and Jerusalem  are concerned that if recently approved plans for …

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