Israeli defenition of “Relocation”: Occupation razes Araqib village in Negev for 37th time | #Ethniccleansing #Palestine

[ PIC 24/04/2012 – 12:19 PM ]

NAZARETH, (PIC)– The Israeli authorities, on Monday morning, destroyed, for the 37th time, the unrecognized Palestinian village of Araqib in the Negev in southern 1948-occupied Palestine .

Local sources confirmed that large numbers of occupation troops and police, as well as Special Forces raided the village, in the early morning hours, escorted the bulldozers used in the destruction of the village, imposed a siege on it before storming it, surrounded its residents in the Muslim cemetery, and demolished all the houses.

Salah Turi, the village’s Sheikh, told Quds press “We will not give up despite the current arbitrary demolitions; we will not cede the land of our fathers and forefathers”. The Sheikh added that the village residents started immediately rebuilding their homes challenging the Zionist expulsion plan and showing a great determination to stay.

He stated that the occupation forces show no mercy to the Palestinian residents and had continued their demolition process for several times even in times of rain and funerals.

This process is within the framework of Judaization by ethnically cleansing and uprooting Palestinians from their lands, he said.

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Latest Reports of the United Nations

  • New UN Report Shows Sharp Rise In Palestinians Uprooted By Israeli Demolitions – IMEMC – Jan 27, 2012
  • Report OCHA – Demolitions & Forced Displacement – Year 2011 – Report | PDF

Israel’s Jerusalem municipality plans to build more than 50,000 (updated Dec 3, 2011: 85.000) new homes in the city’s occupied eastern sector over two decades:

  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.

Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Besides this, Israel approved plans to ethnic cleanse 57.000 bedouin from Palestine

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