MCC U.S. and others raise concern about plan for forcible transfer of Bedouin communities

Credit: Ryan Rodrick Beiler/MCC

On Tuesday MCC U.S. and other organizations sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, urging the U.S. government to take immediate action to stop the forced transfer of Palestinian Bedouins living in Area C of the occupied West Bank.

In September, Israel published six spatial plans to forcibly transfer Palestinian Bedouins from their communities around Jerusalem, Ramallah, and Jericho and relocate them to planned townships. The published plans show that as many as 7,000 Palestinian Bedouins could be affected.

Read the full letter.

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