SOAS University of London

Centre for Palestine Studies

An insight into the forced displacement of the Bedouin in Israel under Prawer

Thabet Abu Rass, Adalah

Date: 23 January 2014Time: 7:00 PM

Finishes: 23 January 2014Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B102

Type of Event: Lecture

Dr Thabet Abu Rass is a political geographer and an expert in land and planning. He currently works for Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and is the Director of the Naqab/Negev Office.  Adalah is an independent human rights organisation and legal center. Established in November 1996, it works to promote and defend the rights of Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, 1.2 million people, or 20% of the population, as well as Palestinians living in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). Adalah’s Naqab Office is currently working on issues of ongoing forced displacement, the unrecognized Bedouin villages and the Prawer Plan and its consequences, should it pass in the Knesset and be implemented on the ground.

Organiser: Centre for Palestine Studies

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