Mass demolitions in the Jordan Valley

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under Area C, Closed military area, Demolitions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, IDF, Jordan Valley.

The IDF demolished the village of Al Farisyie yesterday in the Jordan Valley, destroying 74 structures and displacing 107 people.  The mass demolition included 26 residential tents; 22 animal shelters; 7 taboun ovens; 8 kitchens; 10 bathrooms and a shed used to store agricultural equipment. As a result at least 107 people, including 52 children,… Read more »

Summer of Demolitions

Posted , by & filed under Bedouins, Closed military area, Demolitions, Home Demolitions, Itay Epshtain, Jordan Valley, Settlements, Viable Palestinian State.

Hours after his modest home was demolished by Israeli bulldozers, Khaled Abdallah Ali Ghazal stands astride the wreckage in the scorching desert heat and vows to hold on. “We have nowhere else to go, we will rebuild,” he says. For hundreds like him in the Jordan Valley, this is the reality of what the Israeli… Read more »