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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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Demolished, Rebuilt and Razed Again: A Bedouin Community Left Without Shelter

Razi Basharat, the son of mukhtar Abdel Rahim Basharat, in Al Hadidya. It’s not clear why the EU has been silent about the confiscation of the tents, 10 Dec. 2015. Photo by Alex Levac.

By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac Originally published in Haaretz – December 11, 2015 [Photo by Alex Levac] Dozens of pigeons, white and gray, now flock together on a small tin roof, pressed up against one another, as though protecting each other. They survived by flying off before the demolition, but their chicks were …

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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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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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The crude voices of the expulsion committee [Editorial]

Photo by Mairav Zonszein.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – May 22, 2014 [Photo by Mairav Zonszein] By Haaretz Editorial Staff The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee’s subcommittee on Judea and Samaria has spent several months debating illegal Palestinian construction in Area C of the West Bank, which is under full Israeli control. The minutes …

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They came, they razed, they left: A visit to a destroyed Palestinian village

The remains of Homsa, March 10, 2014. The demolition was over in an hour. Photo by Alex Levac.

Originally published in Ha’aretz – April 14, 2014 By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac Israel is continuing to destroy systematically the villages of shepherds who live in the Jordan Rift. Last week, the Civil Administration demolished Homsa, another tiny Palestinian village. In January, 160 residents of the valley were made homeless; last …

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