Beduin evacuation, Rmat Hasharon370.
(photo credit: Courtesy, Ramat Hasharon Municipality)
A large police force started to evacuate Beduin from around 70 dunams of land on
Monday morning in Ramat Hasharon.
The operation was coordinated by Mayor
Itzik Rochberger and Ch.-Supt. Avi Bersano.
Beduin had seized the land,
which is located near Cinema City.
Gonen Eliasi, the spokesman for the
Ramat Hasharon Municipality, told The Jerusalem Post
that Beduin had built many
illegal structures in the area and carried out illegal activities such as
renting the area to third parties. They even rented out an area that was used
The city fought in court for nine years to reach this
point, said Eliasi. “We believe that the police should enforce the law,” he
“Ramat Hasharon treats illegal building with an iron
The municipality is promoting the commercial development of the
area, and in the coming years it should provide employment and entertainment,
according to the municipality.
Rochberger said that it is “municipality
policy to fight the phenomenon of illegal land confiscation and illegal
“The municipality will act decisively to enforce the law,”