Occupied Territories

June 12-13: Solidarity work and action weekend in the South Hebron Hills

No Comments 27 May 2015

The All That’s Left Collective in partnership with Ta’ayush, Breaking the Silence, and The Center for Jewish Nonviolence and others, is organizing a solidarity work and action in the South Hebron Hills, centered around Susiya, June 12-13 2015.   Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

Tag Meir distributes flowers on Jerusalem Day to counteract racism & intimidation

No Comments 21 May 2015

This past Jerusalem Day (May 17 2015), Tag Meir distributed  flowers in the Old City of Jerusalem as a way to counteract the racism and intimidation that often occurs as ultra-nationalistic Jews march through the Muslim Quarter of the city, waving flags and shouting racist slogans. Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

LISTEN: Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann interviewed on Jerusalem Day and the Jahalin Bedouin

No Comments 21 May 2015

Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann was recently interviewed by Nicole Cooper for Partners for a Progressive Israel on Jerusalem Day and the Jahalin Bedouin.

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Occupied Territories

750 olive saplings destroyed on Palestinian land east of Gush Etzion

No Comments 17 May 2015

750 olive saplings discovered destroyed today on Palestinian land east of Gush Etzion

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General, Legal Work, Occupied Territories

SIGN NOW: Petition to Save Susya!

1 Comment 14 May 2015

Please sign the petition to save Susya, currently under threat of imminent demolition. Continue Reading

General, Legal Work, Occupied Territories

British Consul and other diplomats visits Susya

No Comments 13 May 2015

Yesterday, British, German, French, Spanish and Danish diplomats visited the Palestinian village of Susya, currently under the threat of imminent demolition.  The British have released the following press release: Continue Reading

Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Occupied Territories

High Court rules to demolish Bedouin village Umm al Hiran

No Comments 11 May 2015

On Tuesday, May 5th 2015, the High Court ruled that Umm al Hiran, an unrecognised Bedouin village in the Negev, will be demolished and the residents forcibly displaced. This comes despite the fact that the village was relocated twice by Israeli authorities to its present location. The court rules that the land is state owned, the residents have no right to it, and the entire village will be destroyed and the  Jewish settlement of Hiran will be built on top of it. Continue Reading

Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Israeli state pushes court to take unusual step threatening immediate demolition of entire Palestinian village

1 Comment 06 May 2015

 PRESS RELEASE | MAY 5 2015

Israeli state pushes court to take unusual step threatening immediate demolition of entire Palestinian village 

The entire Palestinian village of Susya is in danger of demolition and expulsion. By refusing to issue an interim order preventing preemptive demolitions before their case is heard, the Israeli High Court is allowing for the demolition of the entire Palestinian village of Susya and subsequent expulsion of its 340 residents. The refusal of the State to commit to not demolishing before the conclusion of proceedings suggests it has plans to destroy the village in the near future.   Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

New RHR review compiles Palestinian rights Israel currently capable of upholding

No Comments 05 May 2015

Beyond Politics: Making strides for Palestinian rights in the current situation

A review of the Palestinian rights Israel is capable of upholding irrespective of security or political affairs

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Many rights denied to Palestinians in the occupied territories have no relation to the current security arrangement or Israel’s military control of the West Bank and therefore, can and must be granted. This initial review by Rabbis for Human Rights compiles examples of the humanitarian and civil rights denied to Palestinians living in the occupied territories which otherwise could be redressed by the state without determining security or political outcomes. Indeed,  the very laws and standards of occupation oblige Israel to ensure these rights.

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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

PM & President receive review of Palestinian rights Israel is currently capable of upholding

No Comments 05 May 2015

PRESS RELEASE | MAY 5 2015

 

Prime Minister and President of Israel receive review of Palestinian rights Israel is capable of upholding in the absence of a political solution.

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