"A few weeks ago Southern District commander Yohanan Danino met with local council heads from Bedouin communities in the area in a bid to head off potential public unrest in the wake of the demolition. "The mosque was born in crime and as a symbol of the radicalization and escalation of the members of the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement within Rahat, as a flagrant challenge to the rule of law," Danino told the council heads. Yes, sending in bulldozers and thousands of men to destroy a mosque, when settlers are allowed to build illegally all over the place, that's really going to 'head off public potential unrest' and defuse the situation. Not.
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from the article: Defiant Bedouin rebuild Rahat mosque razed by state