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  • Following the 1948 War, the Bedouin population in the Negev Desert in southern Israel was forced to change its way of life. Prior to that time Bedouin wandered freely in the deserts, which are now under Israeli, Egyptian and Jordanian jurisdiction. In 1953, the Israeli army ordered many of the...

    Bedouin of al-Araqib face routine demolitions

    Following the 1948 War, the Bedouin population in the Negev Desert in southern Israel was forced to change its way of life. Prior to that time Bedouin wandered freely in the deserts, which are now under Israeli, Egyptian and Jordanian jurisdiction. In 1953, the Israeli army ordered many of the…

  • Amniyr is a small village of 11 families in the South Hebron Hills, just northeast of the Palestinian village of Susiya and the illegal Israeli settlement bearing the same name. The main occupation of the families is farming and herding sheep. The village is located next to ancient Susiya which...

    Village of Amniyr bulldozed five times in 2011

    Amniyr is a small village of 11 families in the South Hebron Hills, just northeast of the Palestinian village of Susiya and the illegal Israeli settlement bearing the same name. The main occupation of the families is farming and herding sheep. The village is located next to ancient Susiya which…

  • October 2010  saw a dramatic rise in violence through out the mixed city of Lod. Due to the situation, the Israeli government created an urgent development plan for the city. The budget allocated 4 million NIS for welfare needs, 10 million NIS towards crime prevention programs and 40 million NIS (a full...

    Abu Eid family compound demolished in Lod

    October 2010  saw a dramatic rise in violence through out the mixed city of Lod. Due to the situation, the Israeli government created an urgent development plan for the city. The budget allocated 4 million NIS for welfare needs, 10 million NIS towards crime prevention programs and 40 million NIS (a full…

House Demolition News
  • Report by an Israeli non-governmental organisation says 2011 was a record year for Palestinian displacement. The recent verdict in the Rachel Corrie case has once again thrown the spotlight on the Israeli policy of house demolitions. Nearly 10 years ago, the 23-year-old American activist was killed by an Israeli army bulldozer while...

    Infographic: Palestinian homes demolished

    Report by an Israeli non-governmental organisation says 2011 was a record year for Palestinian displacement. The recent verdict in the Rachel Corrie case has once again thrown the spotlight on the Israeli policy of house demolitions. Nearly 10 years ago, the 23-year-old American activist was killed by an Israeli army bulldozer while...

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  • Israel has dramatically increased its demolitions of unauthorized Palestinian homes in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, according to a recent United Nations report. Last year, 1,100 Palestinians — more than half of them children — were displaced, an 80 percent increase from the previous year. And demolitions this year...

    Walls Of Palestinian Homes Come Tumbling Down

    Israel has dramatically increased its demolitions of unauthorized Palestinian homes in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, according to a recent United Nations report. Last year, 1,100 Palestinians — more than half of them children — were displaced, an 80 percent increase from the previous year. And demolitions this year...

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  • “Wood-fired barbecue was our speciality. Delicious,” says Ramzi Kasiyah as he picks his way gingerly over a pile of rubble and twisted metal. Broken glass crackles under his feet. ”We had a beautiful terrace. Now I have nothing.” Up until a few weeks ago Ramzi was the proud owner of the...

    Palestinians See Sharp Increase in Demolitions

    “Wood-fired barbecue was our speciality. Delicious,” says Ramzi Kasiyah as he picks his way gingerly over a pile of rubble and twisted metal. Broken glass crackles under his feet. ”We had a beautiful terrace. Now I have nothing.” Up until a few weeks ago Ramzi was the proud owner of the...

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