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Demolition of Palestinian Community Imminent

Expand Palestinian girls walk in the courtyard of the primary school in Khan al-Ahmar in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, September 6, 2018. © 2018 Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images Residents of Khan al-Ahmar thought they had found a way around Israel’s discriminatory  building permit regime in Area C of the West Bank. Since a building permit is required only for concrete structures, they built their school, which serves 160 children from five villages, using clay and 2,200 old tires. The plan didn’t work. The Israeli army has exclusive control over planning in Area C. It has allocated just one…

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