Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Amnesty Int’l joins criticism of West Bank’s planning system

No Comments 13 April 2015

PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 13 2015

 

 Amnesty Int’l joins criticism of West Bank’s planning system, says  it is unlike any other system globally

 

In a recent statement,  the organization also called on the Israeli authorities to “seize the opportunity” presented by a case currently in discussions at the Israeli High Court to bring back planning powers to local Palestinians for their own communities. 

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Planner working with IDF’s CA to High Court: Return Planning Authority to Villages

No Comments 12 April 2015

PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 12 2015

Affidavit by the planner Professor Rassem Khamaiseh Details Planning Discrimination in Area C of the West Bank, Lack of Understanding, and Disrespect for Palestinian Culture Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Israeli soldiers celebrate at a rebuilt illegal outpost near Carmei Tzur

No Comments 08 April 2015

PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 8 2015
Soldiers in uniform and an army officer celebrate in a recently constructed  structure at in illegal outpost near Carmei Tzur. Just last week,  the army partially demolished the outpost.

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Legal Work, Press Releases

Illegal outpost outside Carmei Tzur partially demolished today in response to RHR petition

No Comments 31 March 2015

Illegal outpost built on private Palestinian land outside the settlement Carmei Tzur demolished today in response to the filing of a petition by RHR Continue Reading

Legal Work, Press Releases

Press release: Planning in Palestinian villages is a fundamental right

No Comments 30 March 2015

PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 30 2015

 

Planning in Palestinian villages is not a political matter but a fundamental right : A petition to the High Court

 

On Sunday, April 12 2015, Rabbis for Human Rights, along with their partner organizations*, will demand at the High Court that planning authority be returned to Palestinian hands for their own communities in Area C of the West Bank.

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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Four Palestinians arrested for harvesting herbs in the South Hebron Hills

No Comments 19 March 2015

The following press release  comes from Operation Dove, an Italian NGO that focuses on the South Hebron Hills. Continue Reading

General, Legal Work, Press Releases

Interfaith prayer and High Court date for village of Dahmash

1 Comment 16 March 2015

PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 16 2015

Interfaith Prayer and legal action for Dahmash – an unrecognized village on the outskirts of Gush Dan that’s become a symbol of dispossession Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Israeli police arrest Palestinian shepherd in South Hebron Hills

No Comments 15 March 2015

The following press release  comes from Operation Dove, an Italian NGO that focuses on the South Hebron Hills.
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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Cars torched, racist graffiti in Palestinian village of Murayer

2 Comments 05 March 2015

PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 5 2015
 
Two cars torched, racist graffiti found this morning in Murayer

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Recent gains by RHR in returning lands to Palestinian owners

No Comments 13 February 2015

In recent days and months, RHR has made several significant gains returning land to Palestinian land owners that had either been taken over by settlers, or where settlers made access extremely difficult. A list of several of these gains appears below. In light of the fact that the takeover of agricultural land is proceeding today at a much faster pace than the building of settlements, these successes are very important indicator that it is possible to stop settler encroachment where there is willingness by Israel to honor Palestinian land ownership. Continue Reading

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