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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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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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Dispossession and displacement with no end in sight

Saturday, 18 October 2014 16:30 An estimated 90,000-100,000 Palestinian Bedouin lived in Palestine before the Nakba. In the late 1940’s and early 1950’s all but about 10,000 were driven from their lands by Zionist militias and – after the establishment of the State of Israel – the Israeli army. The …

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Organizations call on Israel to stop forcible transfer plans

A boy sits a top a water can in front of the ruins of his family home, which was destroyed the day before. Dec. 28, 2013. West Bank, Palestinian Territories. (Photo by Gabriel Romero/Alexia Foundation ©2014)

From the Civil Society Advocacy Working Group on Displacement September 11, 2014 – Forty-two Palestinian, Israeli, and international organizations are urgently calling on world leaders to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins out of their communities in the central part of the occupied West Bank and …

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Nowhere to Call Home: The Plight of Israel’s Bedouin Communities

Abu Jouseph, Muktar of Ras Al Bihad, By Giuliano Camarda-Redux.

This article and accompanying photo essay originally appeared in the ABC News “Picture This” blog – May 1, 2012 [Photo by Giuliano Camarda/Redux] By By Lawrence Lai Italian photographer Giuliano Camarda visited the Arab al-Jahalin tribe of Palestinian Bedouins in October 2011 and discovered what he describes as a people …

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Defense Ministry: Army to keep expelling Palestinians from firing zones

Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon. Photo by Michal Fattal.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – June 12, 2014 [Photo by Michal Fattal] By Jonathan Lis The army plans to continue expelling Palestinians from military firing zones in Area C of the West Bank, which is under total Israeli control, Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon told the Knesset on Wednesday. Article continued on Haaretz.com: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.598265.

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How Israel is trying to bypass the courts and get Bedouin off their land

Khalil al-Hamadeen, Sateh el-Bahr Bedouin encampment. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – June 4, 2014 [Photo by Olivier Fitoussi] “Once upon a time there was a house and a guest, a woman, came to visit.” Between a cup of tea and a cup of coffee, this is how Khalil al-Hamadeen began his story in his family’s diwan, or …

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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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IDF uses live-fire zones to expel Palestinians from areas of West Bank, officer admits

Photo by Mairav Zonszein.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – May 21, 2014 [Photo by Mairav Zonszein] By Amira Hass Military training in live-fire zones in the West Bank is used as a way of reducing the number of Palestinians living nearby, and serves as an important part of the campaign against Palestinian …

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