The bedouins in Khan al-Ahmar are considered an “existential threat” to the Jewish State; Israel plans to demolish the village and relocate the entire tribe to a location that denies the people their ancient culture. Israel’s Supreme Court has green-lighted the process, which will enable the state to cut the West Bank into pieces – although it may be a war crime.
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Marc Lamont Hill, in Nazareth 2014. screenshot from Vimeo video. As is often the case with proponents of justice for Palestinians, Marc Lamont Hill was watched closely by Israel partisans as he spoke before the UN last week. They took a phrase – one phrase – from the speech and threw the rest aside, hoping…
Every year, Birthright lies about the occupation to 50,000 young Jews visiting Israel. Telling the truth would simply add to the growing dissent against Israel’s policies.
Israel’s obsession with village of Khan al Ahmar is rooted in Israeli expansionism, carried out through discriminatory law. The Bedouin are in the way. It’s that simple.
Khan al Ahmar is just the latest example of dispossession & demolition by Israel. Racist laws enable “legal” expulsion of Palestinians from any land the Zionist project needs.
Nearly one tenth of the residents of Palestinian village Abu al Nuwar just became homeless thanks to an illegal Israeli policy of home demolition.
The impending destruction of Palestinian village Khan al-Ahmar is forcible transfer of protected persons, and forcible transfer is a war crime.