Jerusalem’s Gate Keepers: The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinian Bedouin Communities in the Eastern Jerusalem Governorate

The heart of the E1 Settlement Plan

In the overall context of Israel’s aim to annex vast areas of the Occupied State of Palestine to Israel, through its settlement enterprise and accompanying policies of colonization, the Palestinian Bedouin communities stand at the eastern gateway of Jerusalem; the very part that connects the northern and southern West Bank to East Jerusalem, allows for territorial contiguity between the north and south of the West Bank and is pivotal for the establishment of a viable contiguous Palestinian state. This fact sheet explains the plight of the Bedouin community and its place in the broader context of Israeli policy and prevention of a two-state solution.

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