Israel to build camps as preparation for displacing Arab citizens

Israel's District Planning and Building Committee considered a plan on Sunday submitted by the Bedouin Settlement Authority in the Negev which aims to build camps as preparation for the displacement of 36,000 Arab citizens, Arab48.com has reported. The plan targets Palestinian-Arab residents within Israel who live in Bedouin villages "unrecognised" by the Israeli occupation government. Such villages have often been in place for hundreds of years before the creation of the Israeli occupation state. Nevertheless, it is insisting on displacing their residents and replacing the villages with housing projects for Jewish Israeli settlers. A letter has been sent to the head of the District Planning and Building Committee asking them not to accept the plan. It was sent on behalf … Continue reading Israel to build camps as preparation for displacing Arab citizens