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    • Chaim Ben Kahan
    • 08.08.10 | 09:18 (IDT)

    I have worked with Bedouin and charities and I can say that the Bedouin issue is not so one sided. These illegal, shanty towns of squatters were health hazard to the residents and there was not proper infrastructure in place for a village. Here is a society where incest, domestic violence, drug abuse, alcoholism, unemployment run rampant and these are issues that must be dealt with. Bedouins need to have their own economy and to have more stability and not to be pushed aside, but not allowed to run wild like weeds in the negev.

    from the article: Displacing the Bedouin
    First published 01:17 08.08.10 | Last updated 01:17 08.08.10
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