Tag archive for "South Hebron Hills"
Last week Israeli activists from Taayush and international activists from the Italian NGO Operation Dove were attacked by masked Israeli extremists as they returned from accompanying Palestinian farmers near the illegal Havat Ma’on outpost. There were more than ten attackers, many of whom we reported to have been minors. Thankfully the activists were not severely injured. More details on the incident can be found in Haaretz.
The struggle against the state’s intention to displace around 1,500 residents of the South Hebron Hills is at a crucial stage. Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 11, our colleagues from the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) will be at the High Court for an important discussion on the fate of the residents living in Live Firing Zone 918. Continue Reading
PRESS RELEASE | DECEMBER 22 2016
In de facto implementation of controversial “Formalization Law,” Court also permits outpost access road on private Palestinian land to remain Continue Reading
PRESS RELEASE |DECEMBER 7 2016
Israel’s High Court gives State 60 days to explain why they have denied Palestinian farmers entrance to their lands, taken-over by settler from nearby Shani Livna. Rabbis for Human Rights represented the Palestinian petitioners.
Rabbis for Human Rights: High Court decision contradicts the attitude of Formalization Bill, acknowledging wrong of theft from non-Jews (“gerim”).
PRESS RELEASE | NOVEMBER 2 2016
UPDATE: ISRAEL’S HIGH COURT ORDERS STATE TO ENTER INTO PLANNING DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE OF PALESTINIAN VILLAGE DKAIKA.
Court also ordered halt of demolitions in the village during the 90 days of discussions
In a hearing held today at the High Court of Justice where Rabbis for Human Rights represented the Palestinian village of Dkaika, the Court ruled that both parties (Dkaika residents and the state) must enter into discussions to find a solution regarding planning for the village residents. Meanwhile no new structures should be built in the village and no demolitions should occur. The judges also expressed criticism over the state’s plans to transfer Dkaika residents to the nearby Khmeida village when there is no public benefit or need.
PRESS RELEASE | NOVEMBER 1 2016
On November 2, Rabbis for Human Rights will be representing the village of Dkaika, located in Area C of the occupied territories, at the High Court of Justice in an attempt to prevent the forced displacement of villagers from their homes. Continue Reading
We are pleased to hear Minister of Defense Lieberman’s statement on his desire to come to an agreed upon solution in regards to the Palestinian village of Susya. We hope that behind this rhetoric of reconciliation stands a sincere intention to find a just solution and not an attempt to divert criticism. Continue Reading
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
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