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Now they are evicting the dead at Al Arakib

Now they are
evicting the dead
of Al Arakib

On 21 May 2014, 8 eviction orders were pasted on structures in the cemetery at Al-Arakib and one was handed out to Sayach Al-Turi, the Sheikh of the village (pictured in the cemetery). The expulsion is to be effected between 12 June and 12 July — a “flexible eviction”.

Some of the orders have been issued against persons who are no longer living and are (more…)

Prawer Did Not Pass

Posted 11:11 pm December 12, 2013 In: News
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PRAWER DID NOT PASS

Historic victory as plan for ethnic cleansing of Bedouin peoples is “shelved”

The withdrawal of the Prawer plan, which had been due to be confirmed into law in Israel’s Knesset in the next few weeks, is momentous: how long is it since the (more…)

Prawer Crackdown lights up Israel’s home front

Posted 12:19 pm December 4, 2013 In: News
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Prawer crackdown could light up Israel’s home front

People are saying the Prawer plan would be the biggest mass population clearance within Israel since 1948. In one move, Israel’s establishment has placed the issue of apartheid Israel at the top of the agenda alongside the military rule over the West Bank and the plight of the 1948 exiles. If there was anything at all left of the two (more…)

New Palestine Newsletter No.6

N E W    P A L E S T I N E    N E W S L E T T E R

No. 6: Special Issue on the battle against the “Prawer Plan” Bedouin round-up, outcomes of Nov 30 Day of Rage, and including downloadable print-ready PDF of 4-page leaflet (see Urgent Action below)

Prawer: an own goal for Israel or prelude to a showdown?

If the Israeli state wanted to provoke, politicise and mobilise a new generation of its Palestinian citizens, it could not have come up with a better idea than the Prawer Plan. Suddenly Israel’s heartland is alive with angry protests from one end of the country to another and in Ramallah and Gaza too, with the echoes of 1948 ringing out anew as a rallying call. (more…)