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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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Bedouin Couples Seeking to Build a Home in Their Village Face Kafkaesque Nightmare, Courtesy of Israel

Ahmed Jahalin and some of his sons at the Khan Al Ahmar encampment east of Jerusalem, December 24, 2015. Photo by Amira Hass

By Amira Hass Originally published in Haaretz – December 27, 2015 [Photo by Amira Hass] Twenty-seven Bedouins living east of Jerusalem petitioned the High Court of Justice to let them live close to their parents, but not in the same tent. The state argued they should relocate to the Palestinian Authority. “If the petitioners …

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Bedouin make do without shelters under West Bank skies

Photo by Alon Ron.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – July 17, 2014 [Photo by Alon Ron] By Amira Hass Like the Negev Bedouin, it seems that the Bedouin east of Jerusalem are also in range of Hamas’ rockets and missiles, and they are also without shelters. The rocket that reached Jerusalem on July 8, shortly …

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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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State confiscates Bedouin playground equipment donated by Italy

Photo by AP

Originally published by Ha’aretz, Friday, February 28, 2014 By Amira Hass The Civil Administration on Thursday confiscated playground equipment that the Italian government had donated to a school at the Khan al-Amar Bedouin encampment east of Jerusalem. A representative of the Italian Consulate accompanied the delivery, which came in two trucks, …

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