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Solar Power Is Great, Unless You Are a Bedouin in the West Bank

Bedouin lying on mattresses in the unrecognized West Bank village of Khan al-Ahmar. Photo by Amira Hass.

By Zafrir Rinat Originally published in Haaretz – January 7, 2016 [Photo by Amira Hass] Environmental defense organizations have invested enormous resources in recent years to promote solar power usage in Israel. They would do well to make a small effort to help the West Bank Bedouin community, which wanted to exploit this …

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In West Bank areas under Israel's control, illegal homes are usually Palestinian- Ha'aretz

UN report shows that, in contrast to the tight restrictions placed on Palestinian construction in Area C, the Civil Administration’s regulations allow settlements to proliferate. May 2012 While the government and Knesset search for ways to legalize illegal construction in the settlements, the Civil Administration has stepped up its enforcement …

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