Can they at least have a shelter above their heads?

Israeli authorities confiscate humanitarian aid to demolished houses in Mak-hul

On September 16, the Israeli authorities demolished the structures of 12 households in Mak-hul, a village in the northern Jordan valley in the Tubas governorate. On September 20, humanitarian organizations attempted to provide humanitarian assistance for the affected families.  The Israeli authorities, however, confiscated one truck and its humanitarian assistance materials, mainly shelters and tents. In addition, a French diplomat was held at the scene, 3 Palestinians arrested and 2 injured.

Addressing an Israeli officer one international asked: “Can they [the families] have a bare minimum of existence and a shelter above their heads?” The officer replied: “No.”

EAPPI was on the scene and reports in photos.

For more information, read:

Israel ‘to act’ over West Bank diplomats scuffle

Civil Administration demolish all homes of Khallet Makhul community in Jordan Valley



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