This past Thursday (March 26th, 2015), RHR received the position of the state opposing our request for an interim order to freeze the implementation of Susya’s demolition orders until the hearing of the appeal.
Tag archive for "area C"
Join us as the High Court hears our petition to return planning rights to Palestinians in Area C of the West Bank. By allowing Palestinians to plan their own communities, the plague of administrative housing demolitions will effectively end. The discussion will be held in the Supreme Court building in Jerusalem, at 10am, on April 12th. Please join us and show the world we are watching!
65 olive saplings uprooted between Turmus Aya and Adei Ad outpost
Last week, on Purim (March 5 2015), cars were torched and racist graffiti scrawled on a home in the Palestinian village of Murayer. In response, the Tag Meir Coalition organized a solidarity visit with the village yesterday (March 15 2015), which included an amazing theater performance for the children (and adults!). Continue Reading
As elections draw closer, we have been pleased to note that there has been a great deal of discussion regarding public housing and other socioeconomic justice issues. However, we in RHR are asking all of Israel’s parties to tell voters what their positions are on some of the other issues we work on, such as Palestinian human rights, African asylum seekers and our Negev Bedouin citizens. The questionnaire can be read below. Since we have limited ourselves to issues we deal with, it is by no means exhaustive even for Israel Continue Reading
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
WATCH: Excellent interview with Rabbi Arik Ascheman on our rabbinical petition to urge Netanyahu to withdraw state opposition to our High Court planning appeal against home demolitions! Continue Reading
Rabbi Ascherman was interviewed on Monday February 9th 2015 by Radio Sputnik on RHR’s rabbinical petition, signed by over 400 rabbis and cantors, requesting the state withdraw its opposition to RHR’s High Court planning appeal against administrative home demolitions. Continue Reading
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