Thousands of Arab Bedouins in Israel’s Negev desert are denied power, water, sewage, and roads by the state. And their villages are under constant threat of demolition.
“In terms of Israeli-Palestinian relations, the United States has got to play a much more even-handed role. Clearly, that is not the case right now.”
US Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has said that “the US is complicit” in Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, but also added that Israel is not “the only party at fault”, in an interview with the Intercept last month. Sanders, who has been criticised by pro-Palestinian activists for largely dismissing