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What Happens When a Bedouin Builds a Gravel Path So His Kids Can Get to School on Rainy Days

The demolition of a structure in a Bedouin village (illustrative). Photo by Eliyahu Hershkovitz.

By Dafna Banai Originally published in Haaretz – November 30, 2015 [Photo by Eliyahu Hershkovitz] The military has forbidden construction in Area C of the West Bank, which is under total Israeli military and civilian control. Anyone violating this ban risks the demolition of their building, sometimes without warning. That’s why Abu Sakr …

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[AP] West Bank Bedouin Fight Israeli Order to Demolish Homes

AP Screenshot: Bedouins fight Israeli order to demolish homes, Sept. 15, 2015.

This report and associated video footage was originally filed by AP Television – September 15, 2015 Video Link: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/MEEX-West-Bank-Bedouin/820de64f26b2d47f4a70e3cb897387bf *English translation of Arabic footage available in the audio transcript.  Bedouin children have a kick about in Abu Nuwar. But these football games may soon be a thing of the past. Israel’s Civil Administration …

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[Mondoweiss] Caught between Jerusalem and expanding settlements, uncertainty hangs over residents of Abu Nuwwar

Abu Nuwwar struggles to survive in the shadow of the massive Israeli settlement Ma'ale Adumim. (Photo: Lydia Noon)

This article was originally published at Mondoweiss – August 28, 2015 [Photo by Lydia Noon] By Lydia Noon The leafy city of Ma’ale Adumim lies 7 kilometres east of Jerusalem and is Israel’s newest tourist attraction. Palm trees lining the sidewalk offer respite on a hot August afternoon, buses driving the well-maintained roads serve …

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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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