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Al-Arakib Bedouins Escalate Their Protest – Jerusalem

Bedouins of the unrecognized village of Al-Arakib in the Negev Desert escalate their protest against KKL and its intention to forcefully evict them from, what they call their own land, in favor of forestation. Jerusalem, Israel. 29th January 2012.

Bedouins of the unrecognized village of Al-Arakib in the Negev Desert escalate their protest ascending to Jerusalem to protest in front of the Keren Kayemet LeIsrael – Jewish National Fund offices. The KKL-JNF is a quasi-governmental, non-profit organization, founded in 1901 to buy and develop land in Ottoman Palestine and later the British Mandate for Palestine for Jewish settlement. The Bedouins demonstrate against the intention of KKL-JNF to forcefully evict them from, what they call their own land, in favor of forestation. Some 85,000 Bedouins reside in 36 unrecognized villages in the Negev Desert. Residents of Al-Arakib claim their village has already been demolished 35 times. The KKL-JNF has recently deployed bulldozers on site and seem ready for the next phase although Al-Arakib residents claim their plea is still being debated in court.

Sheik Sayach Al-Turi, of the unrecognized Bedouin village of Al-Arakib in the Negev Desert, protests against KKL and its intention to forcefully evict Al-Arakib residents from, what they claim is their land. Jerusalem, Israel. 29th January 2012.

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Bedouin Market Day – Beersheba

Every Thursday Bedouins and others congregate for Bedouin Market Day continuing a long tradition that has positioned Beersheba as the central place of commerce for Bedouins of the Negev Desert. Beersheba, Israel. 26th January 2012.

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Bedouins Protest Prawer Plan – Jerusalem

Bedouins Protest Prawer Plan

Thousands of Bedouins demonstrate opposite the Prime Minister's Office protesting the implementation of the Prawer Plan, suggesting relocation of 30,000 Bedouins from unrecognized villages in the Negev Desert into state planned towns. Jerusalem, Israel. 11th December 2011.

Bedouins Protest Prawer Plan

Thousands of Bedouins demonstrate opposite the Prime Minister's Office protesting the implementation of the Prawer Plan, suggesting relocation of 30,000 Bedouins from unrecognized villages in the Negev Desert into state planned towns. Jerusalem, Israel. 11th December 2011.

Bedouins Protest Prawer Plan

Thousands of Bedouins demonstrate opposite the Prime Minister's Office protesting the implementation of the Prawer Plan, suggesting relocation of 30,000 Bedouins from unrecognized villages in the Negev Desert into state planned towns. Jerusalem, Israel. 11th December 2011.

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Gilad Shalit Belongs To Us All!

A rally marking 1,700 days of captivity was held at the Shalit family protest tent opposite the PM’s residence in Jerusalem. Supporters call upon PM Benyamin Netanyahu to negotiate a prisoner swap with Hammas for the release of Shalit. Jerusalem, Israel. 19/02/2011.

Shalit family at a rally marking 1,700 days of captivity held at the Shalit family protest tent opposite the PM's residence. Jerusalem, Israel. 19/02/2011.

Gilad Shalit (born 28 August 1986) is an Israeli soldier abducted by Palestinian militants in a cross border raid near the Gaza Strip on 25 June 2006 and is being held hostage by Hammas ever since.

Supporter carries sign stating "Gilad Shalit belongs to us all" at a rally marking 1,700 days of captivity held at the Shalit family protest tent opposite the PM's residence. Jerusalem, Israel. 19/02/2011.

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