Demolishing a Village: Unexceptional or Unacceptable?
Residents of the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran in the Negev desert in southern Israel face an imminent threat of displacement as their village is due to be demolished by Israeli authorities.
Despite being moved to the area by military order in 1956, the community was considered illegal or “unrecognised” by the state of Israel. After a 13-year legal struggle, the Israeli Supreme Court recently delivered its final judgement against the village: Umm al-Hiran will be demolished.
This photo story was produced for Middle East Eye: http://www.middleeasteye.net/in-depth/features/pictures-demolishing-village-unexceptional-or-unacceptable-2024509123