A Campaign of Destruction, Courtesy of Israel's High Court

A few days after the High Court of Justice green-lighted the expulsion of residents of eight villages in the South Hebron Hills, Israeli forces started to demolish their homes: They razed 20 dwellings in three villages, leaving families homeless

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Three tattered parkas are lying in the ruins on the ground, each in a different village. There’s a chest of drawers filled with tools and another one crammed with notebooks and textbooks, scales used to weigh sheep, a sink, remains of a mattress, scraps of a carpet, ripped-up pipes – and ripped-up lives. Overshadowing everything is helplessness and the dread of what lies ahead.

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