By: Middle East Affairs
On Thursday, Israel security forces dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition.
“Israeli powers landed at the town before dawn on Thursday and started bringing down the recently assembled challenge cottages, without contacting the Bedouin place to stay, the destiny of which has turned into a focal point of Palestinian dissents and universal concern,” Witnesses said.
“Five “versatile structures that were unlawfully transported and introduced” in the zone had been brought down,” Israel’s military liaison agency with the Palestinians, COGAT, said on Twitter.
The five new cabins had been amassed for the current week by activists from a few rights gatherings and the Western-sponsored Palestinian Authority in help of the Bedouin people group.
Also, Khan al-Ahmar is adjacent to an Israeli interstate that goes through the West Bank from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea.
It should be noted that Israel’s intend to crush the town and migrate its 180 inhabitants – Bedouins who rub a living by raising sheep and goats – to a site 12 km (7 miles) away, has drawn feedback from Palestinians and some European states, who refer to the effect on the network and prospects for peace.
On the other hand, Palestinians say the devastation is a piece of an Israeli push to make a curve of settlements that would viably cut off East Jerusalem from the West Bank, regions Israel caught in the 1967 Middle East war and which the Palestinians look for a free state.
A week ago, Israel’s Supreme Court rejected petitions to keep the move, agreeing with the experts who say the town was worked without required grants. Palestinians say such reports are difficult to get.