Restrictions on movement mean Al-Hathaleen villagers increasingly unable to access health care

As the villages in the Mount South Hebron Hills continue to suffer under the restrictions enforced upon them due to their status as a village in Area C, the ongoing construction of illegal settlements near the villages acutely threatens their safety and survival. The article contains a video with heartfelt pleas from the villagers for authorities and policy makers to take action and allow them their rights. These villagers are refugees from 1948 and originally hailed from a village nearthe town of Beersheba. They were driven off their land during the Nakba. Our first kindergarten is named after this village: the Al-Hathaleen kindergarten.

HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian Bedouins historically moved freely across the land, and their lifestyle and survival depended on their mobility. The Israeli occupation, however, has changed all of this. Continue reading here

 

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