Israel demolishes Bedouin village Al-Araqeeb for 139th time, Plans Expulsion of 36,000

The Germans removed Jews from their homes and forced them into open air prisons called ghettoes. Then they removed them from ghettoes to labor camps or what were really death camps (ODT)

These “unrecognised” villages were established in the Negev soon after the 1948 Arab-Israeli war following the creation of the state of Israel, when an estimated 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their homes and made refugees.

Many of the Bedouins were forcibly transferred to the village sites during the 17-year period when Palestinians inside Israel were governed under Israeli military law, which ended shortly before Israel’s military takeover of Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in 1967.

Now more than 60 years later, the Bedouin villages have yet to be legally recognised by Israel and their residents live under constant threats of demolition and forcible removal.

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