The village of the week is Awajan:
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On Tuesday, October 14, during a house demolition at the Bedouin unrecognized village of Wadi Al-Na’am, five people were arrested, four men, and the engaged young woman to whom the house belonged. After 20 days of detention, and 6 court hearings, the 5 detainees were released yesterday to a 6 weeks house arrest on high bails. The engaged young woman was sent to house arrest in the village, the other 4 young men were sent to Segev-Shalom. Indictments were issued against all five.
Click here to watch a video from the demolition.
New spoken Arabic course for beginners will be opened in November at the Multaka-Mifgash, NCF’s Arab-Jewish culture center.
The course will include 12 weekly classes. The teacher is Mr. Mahmud Abo Bader, that will teach the class in Hebrew. The course will cost 500 nis.
For further info and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
The residents of the village of Al-Arakib hold a weekly protest against the ongoing demolitions of their village every Sunday in Lehavim junction at 3:30pm. Support the ongoing struggle and join the weekly protest that has taken place every week for more than 4 years!
The threat of demolition is still hovering over the residents of the village and the few shacks they live in at the cemetery compound!
For transportation from Be’er-Sheva: Kessem 050-9391299