Netanyahu’s office promoting plan to relocate 30,000 Bedouin

02.06.2011                      29.Ijar, 5771                      Jom Kippur Katan; Tag 44 des Omer


Netanyahu's office promoting plan to relocate 30,000 Bedouin

Plan aims to improve living conditions for Bedouins currently living in unrecognized villages lacking necessary infrastructure, which results in severe environmental and other problems.

The government is to consider a plan drafted in the Prime Minister's Office to relocate close to 30,000 Bedouin residents of unrecognized villages in the Negev to expanded areas of existing Negev Bedouin towns such as Rahat, Kseifa and Hura.
The plan would involve transplanting about 40 percent of the 71,000 Bedouin residents in the unrecognized locales. The relocated Bedouin would receive both monetary compensation and alternate land….