Israeli Eviction of Negev Bedouins

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 7, 2011

QUESTION: Can the U.S. confirm the Israeli Government’s eviction of Negev Bedouin Palestinians from territory unrecognized by Israel as Palestinian? If so, what do we know about the details of the removal from these communities?

ANSWER: This is an internal Israeli matter concerning Arab citizens of Israel located in Israel's Negev. We refer you to the Government of Israel.

PRN: 2011/1422