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Today, the EU Heads of Missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah visited the Bedouin community Khan al Ahmar in the Jerusalem periphery, facing the threat of demolition and forced displacement. The EU Heads of Missions met with community leaders.
The EU missions are deeply concerned about the stated intention of the Israeli authorities to demolish Khan al Ahmar and force the relocation of the community. Khan al-Ahmar is also home to a school which serves around 170 children of five local communities.
The missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah are deeply concerned about the stated intention of the Israeli authorities to demolish the Bedouin community of Khan al Ahmar in the Occupied West Bank, location of a school which serves five local communities, and force the relocation of the community. Several structures in the community have been funded by the EU or EU Member States.
The European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah issue the following statement:
The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah express strong concern about the demolition and seizure by the Israeli authorities of several Palestinian-owned structures in four Palestinian communities located in the Masafer Yatta area in Area C of the occupied West Bank, on 2 May 2018. Several of these structures were funded by the EU and EU Member States.
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