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“The US partners with Israel in an act of terror against the Palestinian people,” says PA official

Official PA TV News, interview with District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam at Khan Al-Ahmar, a group of buildings illegally erected by Bedouins and slated for demolition by Israel

District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam: "In the past we used to say that the US sides with Israel. Today, the US is a partner in an act of terror together with Israel against the members of our people and our land, and in a plot that is being woven against our Palestinian Arab Jerusalem and against all the members of our people."

Khan Al-Ahmar is a site where Palestinian Bedouins have illegally erected dwellings and a school, mostly simple shacks, on land in Area C (i.e., land under full Israeli administration according to the Oslo Accords). The Israeli authorities have ordered the demolition of these structures and offered alternative sites for them. A number of petitions to the Israeli Supreme Court against the demolition orders have been considered and then rejected by the court. As of July 26, 2018, the illegally constructed buildings have not been demolished. During July 2018, Palestinians have held protests at the site against the demolition, some of which have turned violent.
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