Israeli plan to relocate 30,000 Bedouin a gross injustice, say researchers

22.10.2011                      24.Tischrei. 5772                       Bereschit

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Israeli plan to relocate 30,000 Bedouin a gross injustice, say researchers

Critics say plan to appropriate land from unrecognized village would not grant adequate reparation nor sufficient compensation for those unable to receive proper documentation to purchase new homes.

Researchers who have spent much of the past several decades studying and documenting the Bedouin Arabs of Israel's Negev Desert claim that a government plan to relocate tens of thousands of Bedouin would be a gross injustice.
Ethnographer Clinton Bailey, who has authored volumes about Bedouin poetry, proverbs and legal traditions, says he is pessimistic about the Prawer Plan, which would effectively extinguish the Bedouin's land claims without adequate compensation….