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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 209871, tabled on 10 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Israeli authorities on plans to transfer 12,500 Jahalin, Kaabneh and Rashaida Palestinian Bedouin from Area C East of Jerusalem to a new urban extension of Jericho.

Answered on

17 October 2014

I raised strong concerns over the plans to move the Bedouin population from Area C with the Israeli Justice Minister on 6 October during my visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories between 5-8 October.

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office