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Bedouins Protest Government Plan for Relocation

By Jspace Staff on 11/11/2011 at 4:14 PM

Categories: Israel, Culture, Lifestyle

Bedouins Protest Government Plan for Relocation

Last week, a bill came before the Israeli parliament that proposes the resettlement of up to 40,000 Bedouins from their unrecognized villages into specifically designated townships. Last Sunday, the cabinet authorized work on 10 new Jewish settlements in the area, to attract a new population to the Negev." Named for Ehud Prawer, the head of the committee tasked with implementing Eliezer Goldber’s recommendations for dealing with the Bedouins, the Prawer Plan advised the immediate transfer of half of the …More