CMEP Bulletin: Land Day

CMEP Bulletin: Land Day

Palestinians Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Land Day [Mondoweiss]
Palestinians across the occupied West Bank on Wednesday gathered to commemorate the 40th anniversary of “Land Day.”

Is Israel Reviving This 50-Year-Old Land Plan? [Al Monitor]
Recent land confiscations by the Israeli government appear to further the Allon Plan for securing permanent Israeli control of the West Bank.

Israeli Forces Level Palestinian Playground in Latest Silwan Demolition [Ma’an]
The Israeli authorities on Tuesday leveled a privately-owned playground and uprooted several trees in the latest demolition to take place in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan.

Op-Ed: Israel is Wrong to Uproot Arab-Bedouin Citizens to Make Room for Jews [JTA]
Roughly 1,000 Bedouin in Atir-Umm al-Hiran have watched longingly as new Jewish arrivals in the area were quickly connected to the power grid while they continue to live without electricity and running water.

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