Israel plans to forcibly transfer 40,000 Bedouin citizens

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
16 June 2011
A new Israeli proposal that would forcibly transfer more than 40,000 Bedouin citizens into government-planned townships in the Negev (Naqab) desert has raised the ire of Bedouin communities and their supporters, who say that the plan is both discriminatory and ignores the Bedouins’ historic connection to the land.
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