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Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality
פורום דו-קיום בנגב לשוויון אזרחי
منتدى التعايش السلمي في النقب من أجل المساواة المدنية

Remembering Umm al-Ḥīrān, The struggle continues!

20.01.2020

The unrecognized village of Umm al-Ḥīrān reached the news in 2017 when a member of the village, Ya’aqub Abu al-Qian, was killed during a demolition operation. But the story of Umm al-Ḥīrān began long before the horrible death of Abu al-Qian. It is a story of dispossession, displacement and neglect. You can find the full story of the village from 1948 to the present, on our interactive village website – including photos and videos taken by the villagers themselves.

On the Map- Umm al-Ḥīrān

Demolitions

22-10-20 - al-ʿArāgīb, a Bedouin village west of Route 40. The entire village was demolished for the 179 time

17-09-20 - al-ʿArāgīb, a Bedouin village west of Route 40. The entire village was demolished for the 178 time

All Demolitions