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Does the international community even care about Khan Al-Ahmar?

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This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that the Bedouin village of Khan Al-Ahmar will be demolished “very soon”. Needless to say, the purported international community’s preoccupation with the issue and mainstream media furore are nowhere to be seen. Khan Al-Ahmar is old news; it is repetitive. It is also of no concern to the parties who could, if they really wanted to, put an end to the forced displacement of Palestinians.

The fact is that the international community couldn’t care less about Israel forcibly displacing Palestinians from Khan Al-Ahmar, or any other location within the shredded remains of their land. International institutions, however, keep coercing Palestinians into begging for their rights from compromised and complicit platforms.

This is why the international community prefers a selective focus that creates enough agitation for human rights rhetoric but also affirms the absence of a plan that would not only restore basic........

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