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Israel bars diplomats from visiting Bedouin Palestinian village slated for demolition

International condemnation growing over move to bulldoze Khan al-Ahmar in occupied West Bank, with at least 35 protesters injured

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Anger at an Israeli decision to demolish a Bedouin village in the West Bank is growing among both Palestinians and the international community.

A group of European diplomats attempted to visit a school in Khan al-Ahmar on Thursday but were blocked by Israeli authorities which declared it a military zone after protests the day before.

A total of 35 people were injured, and 11 arrested for throwing stones, on Wednesday after the military left a land confiscation notice and moved in three bulldozers, the Palestinian Red Crescent said.

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The Independent

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