July 6, 2018

EU, UN & rights groups condemn Israel’s plan to bulldoze West Bank Bedouin village

The UN Human Rights Office and many European countries have slammed Israel’s decision to demolish a small Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank. Activists claim Israel wants to use the land to expand settlements.

Israeli authorities have moved three bulldozers to Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin herding village in the West Bank, following a court’s ruling that declared the settlement illegal under Israeli law. The military already left a land confiscation notice there on Tuesday, local media reported. Read more + video.


U.N., Europe urge Israel not to demolish Khan al-Ahmar (video) - JPost

- High Court temporarily suspends razing of Bedouin village Khan al-Ahmar - JPost
Israel declares Khan al-Ahmar a closed military zone during European visit - JPost

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