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PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 30 2016
The Amendments to the Public Housing Transparency Bill passed, the Forum for Public Housing celebrates an end of abuse and harassment of public housing tenants
In this documentation from last Friday (March 11th), soldiers and the Brigadier from Gush Etzion are seen next to illegal construction at the Givat Sorek outpost, built on Palestinian lands. The Brigadier speaks with workers from the outpost while soldiers mill around; no one, including a police officer present, gets involved. The Brigadier and the Civil Administration officers leave and the work does not stop. One of the soldiers shakes the hand of one of the workers, and the police present continue to do nothing.
The ultra-nationalist organization Ad Khan has recently released a smear campaign on Rabbis for Human Rights claiming to have “uncovered” our association with Ta’ayush, a network of Israeli activists focused in the South Hebron Hills. Rabbis for Human Rights responds below: Continue Reading
PRESS RELEASE | FEBRUARY 10 2016
High Court of Justice Petitioned to halt destruction of two Palestinian villages in West Bank’s Firing Zone 918
The state failed last week to submit its latest response to a petition submitted by Rabbis for Human Rights on behalf of a Palestinian family whose land and property was stolen by extremists who used intimidation and violence in order to achieve the theft. Continue Reading
A recent report by the National Insurance Institute has revealed that poverty increased in Israel in 2014 according to number of different measures. For example, the number of children living in poverty increased from 30.8% in 2013 to 31% in 2014, while the poverty rate for working families rose from 12.5% in 2013 to 13.1% in 2014. See below for the response of the Forum for the Struggle Against Poverty, of which RHR is an active member. Continue Reading
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