Mapping Apartheid: Negev Desert Bedouins are Invisible on Israeli Maps

Published April 29th, 2021 - 01:32 GMT
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A Bedouin of Israel's Negev Desert walks past a demolished home in Feb, 2020 (AFP/FILE)
Bedouin communities living in the West Bank suffer under some of the worst living standards of any group in Israel or the Occupied Territories. Denied the right to land, bedouins are invisible on maps produced by Israeli sources. Whatsmore, digital maps, such as Google, fail to represent the presence of these groups - many of whom claim to have lived in the area since the 7th century.  Bedouins in the Negev (Naqab) desert are a microcosm of the injustice against non-Jewish Palestinian

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