Traditional Bedouin communities are at a “breaking point” in Israel and Palestine. They now face an impossible dilemma. March 2011 “Amid the rubble of Al-Aizariya you can see the fruits of compromise. This shanty town of 3,000 Jahalin Bedouin lies just south of Jerusalem, a short walk from the …Read More »
Israel To Demolish Palestinian Solar Energy Program February 2012 A sustainable energy program in ‘Area C’ of rural West Bank is being threatened by Israeli authorities. The program, which recently installed solar panels and wind turbines in 16 communities, is providing 1,500 Palestinians with electricity — who were formerly without …Read More »
Israël veut des arbres à la place des Bédouins Mardi 21 février 2012 KHAN EL AKHMA (CISJORDANIE) DE NOTRE ENVOYÉ SPÉCIAL Il fut un temps pas si lointain où Eid Abou Khamis, chef du village bédouin de Khan el-Akhma situé à la sortie de Jérusalem-Est, possédait une cinquantaine de chèvres …Read More »
February 7 2012 “[…] Though the settlement development project was temporarily postponed in 2008 due to disapproval from the United States, Israel has long planned on emptying the space of its Palestinian inhabitants in order to implement the plan. Many of these communities have been displaced several times since the 1970s …Read More »
Amnesty International: "Israeli defence minister Ehud Barak should cancel military plans to forcibly displace around 2,300 Bedouin…"
February 8 2012 Israel: Cancel plan to forcibly displace Jahalin Bedouin communities Thousands of Jahlain Bedouins face displacement to live next to garbage dump © Amnesty International “Israeli defence minister Ehud Barak should cancel military plans to forcibly displace around 2,300 Bedouin residents of the West Bank to an …Read More »
February 6 2012 Sources say change in plans follows a visit to the Jahalin encampment at Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank last week of the coordinator of government activities in the territories The Bedouin community that lives just east of Jerusalem will not be required to move next to …Read More »