Palestinian Bedouins collect their belongings after their makeshift homes were destroyed by the Israeli army in the al-Jiftlik area of the Jordan Valley, in the West Bank, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)
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A rights group Tuesday condemned Israeli court decisions paving the way for the eviction of Bedouins and Palestinians from their villages, calling on the state to let them stay put.In 2009, Israel approved plans for a Jewish village on the site, which means the Bedouins will be forced to relocate.According to HRW, there are approximately 80,000 Bedouins in Israel living in unrecognised Negev villages that are under constant threat of demolition.In the West Bank, Israeli authorities approved less than six percent of Palestinian building permit requests between 2000 and 2012, HRW said.
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