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March 2017: UN OCHA: Tightening of coercive environment on Bedouin communities around Ma’ale Adumim settlement

https://www.ochaopt.org/content/monthly-humanitarian-bulletin-february-2017 Posted on March 11, 2017  as part of  The Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin | February 2017 Since the beginning of 2017, a number of developments have generated additional pressure on Palestinian Bedouin communities located within and around the area designated by the Israeli authorities for the E1 settlement plan and …

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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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Legal experts condemn Israel’s planned transfer of Bedouin as potential war crime

Meeting in Jericho invokes authority of International Criminal Court to prevent planned forced displacement of 12,500 Joe Gill, Subeditor Sunday 25 January 2015 10:35 GMT Last update: Monday 26 January 2015 13:30 GMT – See more at: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/legal-experts-condemn-israel-s-planned-transfer-bedouin-potential-war-crime-1557955002#sthash.sXYIbaur.dpuf   Leading experts in international law, anthropology and planning have condemned Israel’s …

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Audience Award for HIGH HOPES at Erie International Film Festival

HIGH HOPES, a new short documentary directed/edited by Guy Davidi (of FIVE BROKEN CAMERAS’ fame) is in the running for the Audience Award (and Best Short Documentary) at the Erie International Film Festival. Voting, which costs $1.99, is open until December 21st, so please help to win the film that …

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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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Fact Sheet as to the Implications of the E-1 Development/Displacement Plan

1. The Ariel bloc cuts a similar wedge between north and centre West Bank as the Maale Adumim Bloc does between south and centre, so E-1 Development Plan is about the deliberate atomization of Palestine. Cantonisation. Ghettoisation. Bantustans. Reservations. Apartheid. 2. The E-1 plan uses up the last remaining open …

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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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