Tagged: Demolition

On Sunday I Will Watch Israel Destroy My Home Op-Eds & Analysis
Eid Khamis, Forward

On Sunday I Will Watch Israel Destroy My Home

As I write these words, I await Israel’s destruction of the only home and community that I have known in my 52 years of life. The 180 residents of my West Bank village, Khan al-Ahmar — men, women and children — will soon be forcibly removed from our land in order to expand Israel’s illegal settlements.

about 5 days ago
Israel’s Top Court Clears Way For Razing of Bedouin Village in West Bank News Roundup
Jeffrey Heller, Reuters

Israel’s Top Court Clears Way For Razing of Bedouin Village in West Bank

Israel’s top court cleared the way on Wednesday for the demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank whose fate has become a focus of Palestinian protests and international concern.

about 2 weeks ago
A Palestinian Bedouin Village Braces for Forcible Transfer as Israel Seeks to Split the West Bank Op-Eds & Analysis
Alice Speri, The Intercept

A Palestinian Bedouin Village Braces for Forcible Transfer as Israel Seeks to Split the West Bank

Rayyah has lived in Khan al-Ahmar all of her 47 years. She raised nine children there, and 24 grandchildren; one more is on the way.

on August 15, 2018
Protests Erupt at Bedouin Village Israel Plans to Demolish News Roundup
Ali Sawafta, Reuters

Protests Erupt at Bedouin Village Israel Plans to Demolish

Palestinian protests broke out on Wednesday at a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank facing Israeli demolition in what rights groups have condemned as a bid to expand Jewish settlement.

on July 9, 2018
Israeli Forces Assault Palestinians, Prepare to Demolish Village News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Israeli Forces Assault Palestinians, Prepare to Demolish Village

At least 35 Palestinians wounded as Israeli forces prepare to demolish the entire Khan al-Ahmar village near Jerusalem.

on July 9, 2018
As Israel Pushes to Build, Bedouin Homes and School Face Demolition News Roundup
David M. Halbfinger and Rami Nazzal, The New York Times

As Israel Pushes to Build, Bedouin Homes and School Face Demolition

For decades, Israel has wanted to clear a large section of the West Bank of several thousand Bedouins — who raise sheep and goats in the creases of the hills east of Jerusalem — to make room for the expansion of Jewish settlements.

on June 25, 2018
50 Years of Israeli Military Rule, 70 Years of Palestinian Dispossession Fact Sheets
IMEU

50 Years of Israeli Military Rule, 70 Years of Palestinian Dispossession

The policies of discrimination and displacement that Israel has implemented against Palestinians in the lands it has military occupied since the 1967 war are part of a larger program of dispossession of Palestinians dating to Israel’s establishment in 1948 and encompassing Palestinians citizens of Israel as well.

on June 8, 2017
Israel’s Theft & Destruction of Palestinian Land & Homes Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israel’s Theft & Destruction of Palestinian Land & Homes

As Israel’s military rule over Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza marks 50 years this week, the IMEU offers the following quick facts on Israel’s theft and destruction of Palestinian land and homes.

on June 5, 2017
Palestinians Face Biggest Expulsion in Years by Settlers in Jerusalem News Roundup
Charlotte Silver, The Electronic Intifada

Palestinians Face Biggest Expulsion in Years by Settlers in Jerusalem

A private settler organization is planning “the most extensive expulsion scheme in recent years,” in the Batan al-Hawa area of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem is warning.

on May 17, 2017
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