Tag archive for "South Hebron Hills"

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Court orders Israel to explain plans to demolish Palestinian village Dkeika & expel residents

No Comments 18 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 18 2017

On Tuesday July 18 2017, Israel’s High Court of Justice issued an order nisi instructing the state to explain within 90 days its decision to reject the master plan submitted by residents of the Palestinian village Dkeika and move them to an adjacent village.

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Field Reports, General, Occupied Territories

Repeated attacks on Palestinian students in South Hebron Hills

No Comments 26 February 2017

Last Wednesday (February 15 2017), international activists reported another attack on Palestinian students on their way to school in the village A Tuwani by Israeli extremists coming from the direction of the illegal outpost Havat Maon. Attacks on Palestinian students in the region have become so routine that an army patrol jeep has been tasked to escort the students and increase their efforts to apprehend the perpetrators. Yet, as far as we know, security forces have not ramped up their efforts to catch those responsible,  while the patrol itself often does not show up to provide  protection to the students, forcing them to decide between taking the risk of possibly being attacked, or accruing frequent classroom absences.

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Occupied Territories

Activists attacked by masked extremists in the South Hebron Hills

No Comments 11 January 2017

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.
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Occupied Territories

Tomorrow at the High Court: Critical discussion regarding the future of Firing Zone 918!

1 Comment 10 January 2017

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

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Court orders Palestinians, previously barred from land, be permitted agricultural access

No Comments 02 January 2017

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

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: High Court demands State explain denial of land access for Palestinians

No Comments 07 December 2016

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”).
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Legal Work, Press Releases

UPDATE: High Court orders state to enter planning discussions on future of Dkeika.

2 Comments 02 November 2016

PRESS RELEASE | NOVEMBER 2 2016

UPDATE: ISRAEL’S HIGH COURT ORDERS STATE TO ENTER INTO PLANNING DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE OF PALESTINIAN VILLAGE DKEIKA.

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 Dkeika, the Court ruled that both parties (Dkeika 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 Dkeika residents to the nearby Hmeida village when there is no public benefit or need.

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Occupied Territories

High Court hearing could impact fate of Palestinian village Dkeika & its 300 residents

No Comments 30 October 2016

PRESS RELEASE | NOVEMBER 1 2016

On November 2, Rabbis for Human Rights will be representing the village of Dkeika, 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

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Lieberman expresses desire to come to agreed upon solution regarding Susya

No Comments 04 September 2016

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

General, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Update on Susya High Court hearing

3 Comments 18 August 2016

See below for recent updates on the renewed threat to the Palestinian village of Susya.

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