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Israel eyes landfill site for Bedouin nomads – Reuters

Bedouin tents and wandering goats dot the barren hills on the drive from Jerusalem down to the Dead Sea, giving residents and visitors a glimpse of how the Holy Land must have looked in ancient times. June 2012 With their corrals, water cisterns and tractors the camps look more like …

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Bedouin are ‘squatters’ on their own land- The National

One man’s futile quest to prove ownership of land in the Al Araqib area of the Negev desert shows how Israeli law is weighted against the Bedouin as the cabinet approves a plan to move 30,000 clan members into urban townships. June 2012 “HURA, ISRAEL // Nuri Al Okbi’s home …

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The Indigenous World 2012

Dispossessing the Bedouin Go to page 381 for a chapter on the Jahalin entitled “The Greater Jerusalem plan threatens Bedouin communities” “The planned population transfer is the continuation of a pattern of dispossession spurred on by the fast growing but, according to international humanitarian laws, illegal Israeli implantation in Area …

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Four men arrested on suspicion of sabotaging West Bank Bedouin water supply- Ha'aretz

Residents of Khan al-Ahmar east of Jerusalem say their water supply sabotaged five times during May. June 2012 “The police announced on Thursday it had arrested four Israelis on suspicion they had sabotaged the water supply to a cluster of Bedouin settlement in Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem. The four …

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Article in gazeta (Polish)

Report: Polish water tanks in the West Bank may be destroyed 14.05. Jerozolima (PAP) – Organizacje pozarządowe działające na palestyńskich terytoriach opublikowały raport o niszczeniu przez Izrael obiektów powstałych na Zachodnim Brzegu za pieniądze krajów UE. Na liście obiektów zagrożonych są cysterny na wodę wyremontowane z polskich funduszy. Zdaniem władz Izraela wyburzane …

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Letter from Tania Baldwin Pask, Amnesty International

Letter to Secretary of UN Committee against Torture, Mr Joao Nataf 2012 “Mr Joao Nataf Secretary UN Committee against Torture Treaty Bodies Branch, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights UNOG-OHCHR CH-1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland 7 March 2012 Dear Mr Nataf RE: ISRAEL – ADOPTION OF LIST OF ISSUES BY THE COMMITTEE …

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Get ready for a Bedouin uprising- Ha'aretz

The destruction of the ‘illegal’ homes of 20,000 Bedouin families will not help facilitate their resettlement in new places. Nor will it transpire quietly. June 2012 “”Law for Bedouin Settlement in the Negev,” which the Knesset is expected to pass soon, has angered the entire Bedouin population in the south …

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