File spoon-archives/bhaskar.archive/bhaskar_1999/bhaskar.9911, message 18


Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 12:18:53 +0200
Subject: BHA: The bulldozers are at it again - update on house demolitions 


UPDATE  ON DEMOLITION OF PALESTINIAN HOMES

Yesterday morning the bulldozers were at it again - destroying houses at the village of 
El-Khader near Bethlehem, leaving homeless the brothers Ibrahim and Imad Sarafandi and 
their families. The destroyed houses are near the ever-expanding settlement of Efrat, 
where 1024 new housing units - for the exclusive use of Israeli settlers - are being 
erected...

In East Jerusalem's Beit Hanina neighbourhood, a demolition was scheduled for this 
morning. It was put off -probably because peace-seeking Israelis found out about it in 
advance  and spoiled "the element of surprise"...

Meanwhile, a Barak adviser named Ruth Beyth has started sending out messages explaining 
that "demolitions are carried out only in rare and exceptional cases"... 

Please help keep the pressure by. Here is again the list of government ministers and 
officials who should get as many protests as possible (Please send us a copy of any 
answer you get).

Adam Keller, The Other Israel 
  
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Addresses:
Prime Minister & Minister of Defence Ehud Barak <pm-AT-pmo.gov.il> and/or 
 <rohm-AT-pmo.gov.il>, fax: (+972-2) 566-4838 or 651-3955 or 651-2631 

separate protests or copies to: 
Madeline Albright, Sec. of State <secretary-AT-state.gov>, 
Fax: (+1 202) 736-4461 

Martin S. Indyk (In charge of  M.E. affairs at State Deptartment)
fax: (+1 202) 647-7120 

(Labour dove) Shlomo Ben Ami, Minister of Public Safety <sar-AT-mops.gov.il>,
fax: (+972-2)-582-6769 

(Labour dove) Yossi Beilin, Minister of Justice <sar-AT-justice.gov.il>, Fax: 
  (+972-2)-6285-438 

(Meretz) Minister of Education, Yossi Sarid <Sar-AT-education.gov.il> 
fax (+972-2) 5602238

(Meretz) Minister of Agriculture, Chaim Oron <sar-AT-moag.gov.il>
fax (+972-3) 1968899

(Meretz) Minister of Trade and Industry, Ran Cohen <sar-AT-moit.gov.il>
fax (+972-2) 6245110

(Former political prisoner in Soviet Union) Nathan Sharansky, Minister of
Interiors <sar-AT-moin.gov.il>, fax (+972-2) 5666376

David Levy, Minister of Foreign Affairs" <sar-AT-mofa.gov.il>, 
fax (+972-2) 5303506 / 5303896

Jerusalem Mayor Ehud Olmert <eolmert-AT-jerusalem.muni.il> 
fax (+972-2) 6926014

More addresses of Israeli government ministers and officials - at the
government website http://www.info.gov.il/eng/eemlindex.htm



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