Al-Araqib Demolished for 130th Time

28 Jun
3:59 AM

Israeli forces demolished, on Wednesday, al-Araqib Bedouin village, in the Naqab (Negev) desert, for the 130th time since June of 2010.

According to locals, Israeli bulldozers demolished all residential and agricultural tin structures in the village, displacing its residents, WAFA reported.

Al-Araqib is one of 35 Bedouin villages considered “unrecognized” by the Israeli government.

(photo: PNN archives)

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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