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Dozens protest Israeli policy of confiscating Negev land

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The population of Palestinian Israelis in the Negev region is estimated to be about 300,000, but they live only 5 percent of their land. They say the rest have been confiscated by Israel since 1948.

Israeli troops blocked the Han El Amer road in occupied East Jerusalem and blocked the procession of protesters. (AA)

Dozens of Palestinian Israelis have held a rally outside the office of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in West Jerusalem to protest the government’s policies towards the Negeb community in southern Israel.

The Sunday demonstration came when Bennett vowed to continue his government’s policy of excluding the Arab Bedouin community from their area of ​​the Negev.

Hundreds of Palestinian Israelis have recently demonstrated in Negeb in protest of the confiscation of their land by the Jewish National Fund, an organization that collects money from Jews around the world to seize Palestinian property. I did.

This rally was organized by the Higher Follow-up Committee for Israeli Arab Citizens, the highest representative of the Israeli community.

Israeli military radio reported on Sunday that Israeli Islamic movement leaders Sheikh Raed Salah and Palestinian Israeli legislators were among the protesters.

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