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Israel-Palestine NGO Working Group Releases Statement on Forced Relocation of Bedouin

Statement Version Forced Relocation and Transfer of Indigenous Bedouin Populations- June 17th 2015: This statement is based on a letter the Israel-Palestine NGO Working Group at the United Nations sent to the Permanent Representative of every Member State mission to the United Nations in New York on Wednesday 17th June …

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Palestinian Bedouin community battles eviction by Israel

Middle East Monitor, Monday, 24 November 2014 10:35 After living under decades of Israeli occupation, Palestinian Bedouins now face an Israeli plan for their forced displacement to urban areas, which, they say, do not suit their nomadic lifestyle. Abu Raed, a 66-year-old leader of a Palestinian Bedouin community near Jerusalem, …

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Activists block Jericho road to protest East Jerusalem land grab

Mondoweiss, Annie Robbins on November 30, 2014 19 A peaceful protest by activists from Palestinian popular committees successfully blocked the Jerusalem – Jericho road Friday in their ongoing protest against Israeli policies to ethnically cleanse the Palestinian Bedouin communities from “Area C”. As Stop the Wall reported here last month, …

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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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