How Israel Is Trying to Bypass the Courts and Get Bedouin Off Their Land

The monster who came to visit the Sateh el-Bahr Bedouin encampment.

“Once upon a time there was a house and a guest, a woman, came to visit.” Between a cup of tea and a cup of coffee, this is how Khalil al-Hamadeen began his story in his family’s diwan, or hosting tent, at the Sateh al-Bahr (“Sea Level”) Bedouin encampment.