“The people are devastated”: Demolitions, Harassment, and Live Fire IDF Training in Masafer Yatta


FMEP’s Sarah Anne Minkin speaks with Ali Awad about Masafer Yatta and particularly Firing Zone 918 and what has changed there since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in May authorizing the Israeli military to expel the Palestinian residents of the firing zone. Ali’s most recent article on +972,”‘They’re not arriving with trucks to deport us, but the goal is the same’,” was published on June 29, 2022. Ali Awad is journalist and activist from the village of Tuba in Masafer Yatta. He is co-founder of the new media project Humans of Masafer Yatta. Sarah Anne Minkin is Director of Programs & Partnerships at FMEP.

Occupied Thoughts by FMEP · “The people are devastated”: Demolitions, harassment, and live fire IDF training in Masafer Yatta

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Recorded July 3, 2022

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