Lapid asks for another extension to evacuate illegal Bedouin village

Lapid asks for another extension to evacuate illegal Bedouin village

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 Lapid asks for another extension of the evacuation of the illegal Bedouin village

Prime Minister Yair Lapid will petition the Supreme Court to delay the evacuation of the illegal Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar for another three months.

Four years after Once the court approved the demolition of the village, the issue of eviction is being transferred from government to government for various reasons – elections, international pressure and political sensitivity.

In 2018, the High Court decided to demolish the illegal settlement and gave the government a deadline of July 2021 years to complete his eviction. However, the government has repeatedly asked the court to extend the evacuation period.

A formal request from the Prime Minister's office will soon be sent to the High Court, but it is not yet known whether the court will approve another extension. The last time the government Bennett's body demanded a delay “due to the prime minister's concern about the fighting in Europe”, the judges wrote that the state's behavior was already becoming disgraceful.

a demolition order until a government is formed after the elections. Lapid is going to apply a similar argument this time.

Khan al-Ahmar — an illegally built Bedouin village in the Mishor Adumim area near Highway 1, where dozens of families live. In 2017, the Civil Administration issued about 40 demolition orders for all buildings in Khan el-Ahmar, but the orders were not carried out, and about a year later , in September 2018, the European Parliament decided that the demolition of the settlement would be considered a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.

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