Giuliano Camarda

20.06.2012 in17:13 in Documentary -->


Born in Rome in 1978
Freelance photographer since 2008.
In July 2009 he attended a Reportage Photography course at the London College of Communication.
December 2009, degree in Master in Photojournalism at Contrasto Agency in Milan.
He has worked in Bosnia Herzegovina developing several issues about the war aftermath. Actually he’s working in the Occupied Palestinian Territories on a long term project about the forced displacement of the palestinian bedouins in east Jerusalem. Mainly focused on projects with social and humanitarian aspects. He collaborated with NGOs such as CESVI, Caritas Italiana, La Carovana del sorriso, Vento di Terra. His works have been published on National Geographic Italia,, Sky TG24, Witness Journal, ZOOM.
He’s actually living in Rome.

The Arab al-Jahalin is the biggest bedouin community that lives in the desert between Jerusalem and Jericho. This part of the West Bank is called Area C, where Israel retains control over security as well as planning and zoning, and holds strategic significance for further expansion of illegal Israeli settlements.
The bedouins live in miserable shacks, without electricity or running water, grazing their sheeps between debris and dreaming of the flourishing desert of Beersheva, where theyive been forcefully evicted, across the
1949 armistice lines by Israeli authorities. In the last 15 years the Bedouin communities have been subject to demolition, requisition of cattle, attacks by settlers, aimed to get away from the area. But despite this, the communities have shown determination and unbelievable resilience, who led the Israeli military authorities to draw up a “relocation” plan, presented last October. Ignoring the aspirations, needs, traditions and the system of relations inherent in the Bedouin culture, the plan provides the deportation and a forced establishment of the Jahalin tribe next to the Abu Dis rubbish dump. For other Bedouins living in the Jordan Valley is expected a similar fate, with the creation of a complex near Nabi Musa.

Ethnic Forced Displacement…