Housing activists add Israeli Arab concerns to list of demands

04.08.2011                      04.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Housing activists add Israeli Arab concerns to list of demands

Arabs are demanding state recognition of the unrecognized villages throughout the country, approval of master plans that would expand local authorities' jurisdiction, to enable construction.

The organizers of the tent protest yesterday added two demands of the Arab community to the list of demands they are drafting for the committee appointed by the prime minister to deal with their grievances.

Arabs are demanding state recognition of the unrecognized villages throughout the country, especially the Bedouin communities in the Negev, and the approval of master plans that would expand local authorities' jurisdiction, to enable construction….