Palestinians hold sit-in over plan to demolish Khan al-Ahmar

Protest comes as European countries made plea to Israel, asking it to not destroy the occupied West Bank village.

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    Five European countries have made a last-ditch appeal to Israel, asking it not go to ahead with the demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank.

    The plan to destroy Khan al-Ahmar, home to 200 people, has drawn international criticism.

    Palestinian activists are holding a sit-in to try to save the village.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports.


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