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Perspectives: Institutional Evil

Demolitions at Al Azaria and Jabal a-Baba, May 19, 2014. Photo by Rami Allaria.

Above Photo: Demolitions at Al Azaria and Jabal a-Baba, May 19, 2014. Photo by Rami Allaria, via the Jahalin.org archive. By Amos Gvirtz Originally posted to ActLeft for Israel-Palestine I write these lines in a days-long state of agitation. Israeli soldiers came to the Palestinian hamlet of Al Hadidiya, in the Jordan Valley …

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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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[AP] West Bank Bedouin Fight Israeli Order to Demolish Homes

AP Screenshot: Bedouins fight Israeli order to demolish homes, Sept. 15, 2015.

This report and associated video footage was originally filed by AP Television – September 15, 2015 Video Link: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/MEEX-West-Bank-Bedouin/820de64f26b2d47f4a70e3cb897387bf *English translation of Arabic footage available in the audio transcript.  Bedouin children have a kick about in Abu Nuwar. But these football games may soon be a thing of the past. Israel’s Civil Administration …

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[Mondoweiss] Caught between Jerusalem and expanding settlements, uncertainty hangs over residents of Abu Nuwwar

Abu Nuwwar struggles to survive in the shadow of the massive Israeli settlement Ma'ale Adumim. (Photo: Lydia Noon)

This article was originally published at Mondoweiss – August 28, 2015 [Photo by Lydia Noon] By Lydia Noon The leafy city of Ma’ale Adumim lies 7 kilometres east of Jerusalem and is Israel’s newest tourist attraction. Palm trees lining the sidewalk offer respite on a hot August afternoon, buses driving the well-maintained roads serve …

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Nabi Samwil – A Village Trapped in a National Park

Originally published by Emek Shaveh.  Introduction The Nabi Samuel National Park is one of the largest national parks in the West Bank. The antiquities site and religious center located on the grounds have become a key tool in the struggle against the residents of the Palestinian village of a-Nabi Samwil. …

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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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Fact Sheet as to the Implications of the E-1 Development/Displacement Plan

1. The Ariel bloc cuts a similar wedge between north and centre West Bank as the Maale Adumim Bloc does between south and centre, so E-1 Development Plan is about the deliberate atomization of Palestine. Cantonisation. Ghettoisation. Bantustans. Reservations. Apartheid. 2. The E-1 plan uses up the last remaining open …

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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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Israel Planning Mass Expulsion of Bedouins from West Bank

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 11:21 Inter Press Service RAMALLAH, West Bank, Oct 18 (IPS) – Thirty-year-old Naifa Youssef and 50 other members of her Bedouin community live a precarious life, eking out a hand-to-mouth existence alongside the main road which links Jerusalem with the Dead Sea and the ancient …

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West Bank Bedouin leaders reject relocation plan

Bedouin ride donkeys in the W. Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem, Dec. 3, 2012. Photo by Reuters.

This article was originally published in Haaretz – September 17, 2014[Photo by Reuters] By Amira Hass Representatives of Bedouin communities in the eastern West Bank convened two emergency meetings on Tuesday to discuss their stance against a Civil Administration decision to forcibly settle them north of Jericho. The meeting was …

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