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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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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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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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Nowhere to Call Home: The Plight of Israel’s Bedouin Communities

Abu Jouseph, Muktar of Ras Al Bihad, By Giuliano Camarda-Redux.

This article and accompanying photo essay originally appeared in the ABC News “Picture This” blog – May 1, 2012 [Photo by Giuliano Camarda/Redux] By By Lawrence Lai Italian photographer Giuliano Camarda visited the Arab al-Jahalin tribe of Palestinian Bedouins in October 2011 and discovered what he describes as a people …

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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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Compensation calls as Israel seizes EU-funded aid projects

Photo by Rami Allaria

Originally published by EurActiv – April 11, 2014 Israel has seized three EU-funded humanitarian aid projects on the edge of a settlement construction zone that Europe views as as a ‘red line’, spurring demands for compensation payments to Brussels at a crisis moment for John Kerry’s Mideast peace bid. The three …

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Israel 'demolishes' EU-funded West Bank housing shelters

Demolition at Ras-a-baba, April 9, 2014. Photo by Rami Allaria.

Photo by Rami Allaria Originally published by Ynet News (with reporting from AFP) – Saturday, April 12, 2014 Israel has demolished several European Union-funded humanitarian housing shelters in a highly sensitive strip of West Bank land near Jerusalem, which led European diplomats to demand financial compensation. “On April 9, three of …

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