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A march from Negev to Jerusalem in bid to recognise Bedouin villages

Ayman Odeh (C) alongside several dozen protesters march in the Bedouin village of Wadi al-Naam on 26 March, 2015, near the city of Beersheba (AFP)

Originally posted by Middle East Eye — March 26, 2015 By MEE Staff The head of Israel’s third largest political party Ayman Odeh began a four-day walk on Thursday from the Negev desert to Jerusalem in order to bring attention to the issue of unrecognised Bedouin villages. Odeh has long …

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Knesset to discuss IDF's use of live-fire zones to relocate Palestinians

Photo by Mairav Zonszein.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – June 11, 2014 [Photo by Mairav Zonszein] By Amira Hass The Knesset will discuss the Israel Defense Forces’ use of live-fire zones as a means of removing Palestinian residents from their dwellings at a plenary discussion on Wednesday. Article continued on Haaretz.com: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.598046.

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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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IDF uses live-fire zones to expel Palestinians from areas of West Bank, officer admits

Photo by Mairav Zonszein.

This article originally appeared in Haaretz – May 21, 2014 [Photo by Mairav Zonszein] By Amira Hass Military training in live-fire zones in the West Bank is used as a way of reducing the number of Palestinians living nearby, and serves as an important part of the campaign against Palestinian …

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