See below for recent updates on the renewed threat to the Palestinian village of Susya.
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Security forces today (August 9 2016) demolished five structures in the Palestinian village of Umm el Kheir, in the West Bank’s South Hebron Hills region. The five structures were funded by the European Union. 27 people, including 16 minors were made homeless as a result. There were additional demolitions today at Sebastia, and early this week at al-Jiftlik and Fasayil. Video and text source: B’Tselem. Source photos: Guy Butavia, Ta’ayush
PRESS RELEASE | JULY 31 2016
Update from Umm al Hiran: Six arrested in unrecognized Bedouin village of Umm al Hiran yesterday (July 31 2016) morning
This morning, on the anniversary of the first and largest full demolition of Al Arakib in 2010, government forces demolished the Bedouin village once again, for 101st time. The forces then continued south, and we are waiting to hear what else they demolished.
PRESS RELEASE | JULY 26 2016
Photos by Nasser Nawaj’ah of B’Tselem and Rabbi Arik Ascherman of Rabbis for Human Rights
On Feb 4 2016, Rabbis for Human Rights sent an urgent petition to the High Court to allow two villages two represent, Majaz and Safai, to submit a detailed master plan for Safai and a correction to the plan for Majaz. This action followed a wave of demolitions after the break-down of a mediation process between the residents of the villages of Masafer Yatta (the region), who reside within the Firing Zone 918 in the South Hebron hills, and the State. Continue Reading
The 7th Negev Conference in Yeruham was held last week on Tuesday Aprl 12th. Put on by the Ministry of Development of the Periphery, the conference was attended by MKs, heads of municipal councils, and leaders in the public, non-profit and business sectors. During the conference, President of Israel Reuven Rivlin was quoted as saying:
“Good neighborliness is not a zero sum game. Without coming to an agreed upon arrangement with the Bedouin population and especially the unrecognized villages, the south will not be able to move forward.”
Rabbis for Human Rights could not agree more!
שכנות טובה היא לא משחק סכום אפס. ללא הסדרה בהסכמה של האוכלוסייה הבדואית ובמיוחד בכפרים הלא מוכרים, יתקשה הדרום לצעוד קדימה. #ועידת_הנגב_ה7
— ראובן (רובי) ריבלין (@rubirivlin) April 12, 2016
For many years, Rabbis for Human Rights has worked in educational empowerment and human rights advocacy for the people of the Jahalin tribe in the Judean desert. Last summer, Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann of RHR along with Sisters Aziza and Agnes of the Comboni Order and a team of international and Israeli volunteers organized a summer camp for 100 children of the Jahalin village Abu Nawahr. Continue Reading
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