JNF plantings: Former MK – “State declares war on us”

The Negev has been stormy for the past day, due to tree planting carried out at the site by the JNF. Former Member of Knesset Taleb A Sane (RAAM-Ta’al), referred this morning (Wednesday) on 103FM to tensions in the south and explained: “The state has declared war on its citizens, against my brothers and sisters, and arresting boys and girls chasing cavalry on horses and harming children.” He added in a conversation with Golan Yokfaz and Anat Davidov that “giving children a lesson from a thousand citizenship is how a country should behave, it’s a black day.”

The submitters asked, “Why is the sovereign state forbidden to plant trees in its territory?” According to him, there is a political game between the Likud and the coalition of Naftali Bennett and Ra’am. , Noted.

What infuriated the Bedouin was the decision of an MK from the Likud to plant trees?
“That too but not only. What happened? Because it’s a political game they started with an unbridled campaign of incitement, bloodshed by the media, all recruited.”

A. Sane argued that the problem is not actually the plantings – those in the location where they are carried out: “The Negev constitutes 60 percent of the state, 12,000 kilometers in which eight percent of the state lives. Of 10 million dunams, and no one will say anything. ” He criticized the decision and attacked: “What happened that is now remembered in the soul of the localities? Do the excavations.”

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You are not against planting and flowering the wilderness but against political plantings for your perception of a disputed area
“I can not formulate it better than you formulated, not against planting, there is a huge space for afforestation. According to the national outline plan for afforestation this area is not for afforestation, this area is agricultural land. These are lands owned by the Bedouin, it is part of the area for future development. Of the Bedouin. “

According to him, these lands belong to the Bedouin. “The state moved the Bedouin to this area in 2008, why was this not done during the military administration? Why today?” He said, “Why aren’t other places being forested?”

Later in the conversation he was asked if he was present at the scene where the violent incidents took place last night, and replied: “I was there, I saw the Yoav unit (of the police) with hatred in their eyes, I do not know how to recruit such people.” The presenters asked the former Knesset member whether he condemned the events at the venue – including the throwing of stones at railway tracks, the vehicle of a journalist smashed in Segev Shalom and two injured policemen. “Do you want me to work for you and do what you say or to express myself? I represent the unfortunate population that has suffered for 70 years that yesterday the children were persecuted and arrested,” he attacked.

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“I condemn the written violation of the country and any form of violence. Calls on our citizens to conduct the fight against apartheid, stupidity and conviction in a fair and responsible manner,” al-Sana’i added. And the beaters. “The presenters criticized and wondered:” Who almost derails a train? “, And he replied:” Six hospitalized, it’s a riot, we will defend it. “

At the end of the conversation he was asked if they were disappointed by the activity of RAAM, and replied: “These are civil rights, the Bedouin are citizens of the state just like you and this is their state just like you and they deserve recognition in localities just like you. Where’s the justice? “

Assisted in the preparation of the article: Ofri Glichman, 103fm

Source: Maariv.co.il – פוליטי – מדיני by www.maariv.co.il.

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