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The tragic resilience of Israel’s unrecognised Arab villages

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Published: 5 April 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The tragic resilience of Israel’s unrecognised Arab villages – Amjad Iraqi - +972 Magazine 30.03.16
Palestinian citizens of Israel led the first ‘Land Day’ protests on 30 March 1976. 40 years later they’re facing even worse threats than before as Israeli courts approve evictions to build luxury apartments, roads and new Jewish towns on the ruins of their homes. ‘Israelis forget that we were not dropped onto Karmiel,’ says Abu Saleh, ‘Karmiel was dropped onto us.’
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