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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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Israeli government plans to forcibly relocate 12,500 Bedouin

halin tribe walks in his encampment near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem, June 16, 2012. Photo by Reuters.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – September 16, 2014 [Photo by Reuters] By Amira Hass Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank is advancing a plan to expel thousands of Bedouin from lands east of Jerusalem and forcibly relocate them to a new town in the Jordan Valley… Article continued on Haaretz.com: …

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"High Hopes" Accepted to Boston Palestine Film Festival

“High Hopes,” the new short documentary by Guy Davidi has been accepted to the Boston Palestine Film Festival, in October! Stay tuned for the launch! In 1997-’98, many Bedouin refugees living under Israeli Occupation were forcibly displaced by Israel to a garbage dump. During this entire period, the Oslo Peace …

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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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Bedouins around Ma’ale Adumim: the Khan al-Ahmar Community and School

School in Khan al-Ahmar. Photo by Anne Paq, Activestills.org, 4 September 2011.

The following is an excerpt from a B’Tselem article on Area C, entitled, “The Bedouins around Ma’ale Adumim,” originally posted November 2013 and updated May 18, 2014. [Photo: Khan al-Ahmar School, Sept. 2011. By Anne Paq] In early 2012 the State advised that the Civil Administration had conducted a risk …

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Khan al-Ahmar: The human rights impact of Israel’s settlement expansion (Amnesty International) Posted on 13 August 2013 by Livewire Team

By Deborah Hyams, Israel/OPT/PA researcher at Amnesty International For more than 60 years, the Jahalin Bedouin tribe has been struggling to maintain their way of life. Forced from their tribal lands in the Negev/Naqab desert in the1950s, they have been continually harassed, pressured and resettled by successive Israeli governments, seemingly …

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