Israel demolitions Arab properties in the Negev

Israeli forces demolish a Palestinian home

Israeli bulldozers yesterday carried out demolitions and razed land belonging to Bedouins in the Negev under the protection of armed Israeli security forces.

Eyewitnesses told Quds Press that Israel destroyed a container used for storage, as well as olive trees in the Al-Liqiya village. It also destroyed a water container and uprooted olive trees in the village of Al-Sayyid, while razing fences in Abu Talul.

The witnesses added that Israeli bulldozers also demolished fences and a water collection point in Um Bateen and demolished a caravan in Hura.

Read: For Israel displacing Bedouins is financially rewarding

Nearly 240,000 Palestinians live in the Negev desert, half in villages and complexes built hundreds of years ago.

The Israeli administration does not recognise their ownership of the land and refuses to supply them with basic services such as water and electricity. Israel is using various means and methods to displace the Palestinians in the area from their land.

(Source / 31.08.2017)

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