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“Green Patrol” Inspector Assaults Elderly Arab Bedouin Woman from the Naqab and Destroys her Tent

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on August 27, 2009

In the letter , Adalah Attorney Morad el-Sana stated that a Green Patrol inspector named Mr. Oren Tsion went to the tent of Ms. al-Kallab on 26 July 2009 and severely beat her. He then cut the tent’s ropes, causing it to collapse and damaging many of her belongings. Attorney el-Sana emphasized that the inspector was not in possession of any court order for the demolition of the house, and that Ms. al-Kallab had been living in the same place for over 15 years, with the knowledge and approval of the Green Patrol.

For full article, visit http://www.adalah.org/eng/pressreleases/pr.php?file=09_08_23

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New Data on Arabs Incarcerated in Israeli Prisons

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on August 27, 2009

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Galilee communities: We’re not racist, we just don’t want Arabs

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on June 7, 2009


Although few people will say so, the panic that spurred the submission of the controversial proposals are related to the High Court of Justice’s ruling two years ago that upheld the right of Ahmed and Fahina Zubeidat, an Israeli Arab couple, to buy a house in the exclusively Jewish community of Rakefet notwithstanding the local admissions committee’s objection.
Since then, some residents of Jewish communal settlements in the Galilee fear that the region’s substantial Arab population might seek to buy property in their communities, where the standard of living is far higher, causing Jews to move out. In some areas of the Galilee this has already taken place: Portions of the once-exclusively Jewish town of Upper Nazareth are now populated by newcomers from the nearby Arab city of Nazareth.

For full article, visit http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1090527.html