Saturday, October 3, 2015

2015-10-01 PALESTINE: Routines of the occupation...

2015-10-01 PALESTINE: Routines of the occupation...
B'Tselem בצלם‎ uploaded a new video: Temporary displacement of Palestinian communities, June 2015.
On seven different occasions in June, during the fast of Ramadan, the military displaced dozens of Palestinian families in the Jordan Valley for hours on end, for military exercises, sometimes leaving pastures and crops trampled and scorched. Temporary displacements have become routine for many Jordan Valley communities, and they are not random. Knesset Subcommittee on the Judea and Samaria Area transcripts published in Israeli daily Haaretz reveal that one object of the training in the Jordan Valley is forcing out local Palestinians. ‘Aref Daraghmeh, a Jordan Valley resident and B’Tselem field researcher, documented how this reality impacts the displaced families.

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