Articles tagged with: Bedouin

Features, House Demolitions »

14 Jun 2014
Al Arakib Demolished By Israeli Military for 70th Time

From Maan News
Photos from ActiveStills

BEERSHEBA (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Thursday demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib for the 70th time, witnesses told Ma’an.

Hundreds of Israeli police officers and special forces deployed in the area at dawn and closed all roads leading to the Negev village.

A large number of residents spent the night inside the village cemetery to try and prevent Israeli bulldozers from demolishing nearby structures.

Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri told Ma’an that the cemetery would not be destroyed, but several other “illegal” structures were demolished under the supervision of Negev deputy police chief Elan Peretz.

Bedouin MK Taleb Abu Arar, former MK Talab al-Sani and dozens of … Continue reading

Farming, settlement expansion, Settler Violence »

27 Mar 2012
PSP Activists Visit Om Al Kheir

On Tuesday, March 27, 2012, PSP activists went to Om Al Kheir in the southern West Bank to meet with the Bedouin living there. They are surrounded by the Karmel settlement, and face daily attacks and injustices from the settlers and the court systems. At night, settlers throw molotov cocktails and stones at the Bedouin’s homes, or shoot into their village, trying to scare them off the land. One man explained that their small tents are their homes, and they have nowhere else to go. Settlers also throw chemicals onto the Palestinian land, which their sheep and goats eat, causing them to die and destroying another source of livelihood. Settlers … Continue reading

Jordan Valley »

15 Jun 2011
24 Demolitions in Fasayel, Southern Jordan Valley

On Tuesday, June 14, the Israeli military demolished 24 structures in the Palestinian village of Fasayel, in the southern Jordan Valley. At 6 o’clock in the morning, about 10 military jeeps, one civil administration vehicle and 3 bulldozers entered the Palestinian villages of Fasayel, turning the area into a ‘closed military area’ and preventing anyone from entering the village for more than 3 hours.

The army demolished 18 homes, 3 animal shelters and 3 other structures, leaving 18 families homeless and without any source of income.

Some of the owners of the structures include:
Qaïd Atallah Salame
Uhsein … Continue reading