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[+972 Magazine] In five-year high, Israel demolishes 143 Palestinian structures in single month

Bedouin women cry as they watch their house being destroyed during the demolition of the unrecognized Bedouin village of Al Arakib in the Negev desert. Israeli authorities have demolished the village over 70 times since 2010, June 12, 2014. (Oren Ziv/Activestills)

This article was originally published in +972 Magazine – September 5, 2015 [Photo by Oren Ziv/ActiveStills] By Natasha Roth Israel demolished 143 Palestinian structures in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the month of August, the highest such total in five years, according to statistics released by the UN Office for the Coordination of …

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Organizations call on Israel to stop forcible transfer plans

A boy sits a top a water can in front of the ruins of his family home, which was destroyed the day before. Dec. 28, 2013. West Bank, Palestinian Territories. (Photo by Gabriel Romero/Alexia Foundation ©2014)

From the Civil Society Advocacy Working Group on Displacement September 11, 2014 – Forty-two Palestinian, Israeli, and international organizations are urgently calling on world leaders to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins out of their communities in the central part of the occupied West Bank and …

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Khan al-Ahmar: The human rights impact of Israel’s settlement expansion (Amnesty International) Posted on 13 August 2013 by Livewire Team

By Deborah Hyams, Israel/OPT/PA researcher at Amnesty International For more than 60 years, the Jahalin Bedouin tribe has been struggling to maintain their way of life. Forced from their tribal lands in the Negev/Naqab desert in the1950s, they have been continually harassed, pressured and resettled by successive Israeli governments, seemingly …

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