Source: Ma'an News Agency
Hundreds of Palestinians are being evacuated from the northern Jordan Valley to make way for an Israeli military training exercise, local officials told Ma'an.
Villagers received orders this week from the Israeli army to leave their homes for the duration of the exercise, which begins on Sunday.
Daraghmeh said some families would be permitted to return after a two-day exercise, while others were told to leave their homes permanently.
He said several Israeli departments were working together to pressure Palestinians to leave the Jordan Valley in order to build Jewish settlements and military bases.
Read more: http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=535050
This is ethnic cleansing at work, on land that Israel has no right to be in. This is news, but unfortunately it happens below the US radar, and by the country that receives far more support from the US than any other.
Profile InformationName: Paul
Home country: USA
Member since: Wed Mar 31, 2010, 02:20 PM
Number of posts: 3,829
- 2016 (45)
- 2015 (30)
- 2014 (14)
- 2013 (3)
- 2012 (4)
- 2011 (1)
- December (1)