Homeless Again

Posted 6th August 2012, by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, Jahalin, Ma'ale Adumim, Settlements.

Yesterday morning the Israeli authorities destroyed the homes of six Jahalin Bedouin families on El Jabal. The Jahalin were forcibly removed from their lands near Ma’ale Adumim in 1979 and resettled to a spot some 500 meters from the Jerusalem municipality garbage dump, a place deemed by many environmental organizations to be unfit for human… Read more »

Israeli Government Demolishes Entire Bedoiun Village

Posted 30th July 2012, by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Negev.

At 5:00am today, 6 December 2006, hundreds of police accompanied six bulldozers and demolished 17 homes and 3 animal pens in the village of Twail Abu-Jarwal. The entire village is demolished. People are sitting by the piles of tin that were their modest dwellings and wondering what to do, where to go… even their family… Read more »

One Village, Two Buildings and a Top Floor: Thoughts for Human Rights Day

Posted 29th July 2012, by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, East Jerusalem, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, International community, Old City.

“All human beings are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms” – Universal Declaration of Human Rights       While the vast destruction in Gaza seems to be on hold, the incremental destruction of Palestine continues apace. Just the last few days have seen a large number of demolitions in Israel and… Read more »

Israel Erases Entire Bedouin Village in the Negev

Posted , by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Negev, Unrecognized villages, Yeela Raanan.

Yesterday, Tuesday, January 9th, Israeli forces entered the Bedouin village of Twail Abu Jarwal in the Northern Negev for the 5th time, in order to demolish it. Large police forces, with the aid of special-task forces and with the aerial help of a helicopter, and two bulldozers demolished the entire village. 21 homes: shacks, brick… Read more »

Israeli Government Erases the Bedouin Village of Twail Again

Posted , by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, Evictions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Negev, Unrecognized villages, Yeela Raanan.

  Again, hundreds of police people congregated by the city of Rahat. Again, they accompanied the demolishing bulldozers. Again the drove by the train tracks on their way to the village of Twail Abu-Jarwal. And again – the destruction, the violence, and the pain they leave behind.    Is it not yet obvious that the… Read more »

35 Homes Receive Demolition Orders

Posted , by & filed under Bedouins, Demolition orders, ICAHD Staff, Negev, Unrecognized villages.

Again Demolitions Orders… And Again 250 Citizens of Israel are Threatened by their Government to Become Homeless. There are 1,200 members in the El-Uqbi tribe. Today they live in the unrecognized village of Al-Qrein in the Israeli Negev.  Today they received demolition orders on their homes. Here is their story:  1951: Exiled by the Israeli… Read more »

The Israeli Government Demolishes a Private House in Isawya, East Jerusalem

Posted , by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, East Jerusalem, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Meir Margalit, Palestinian citizens of Israel, Road Map.

On Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, the Israeli government demolished 30 structures in an “unrecognized” village of the Negev, and two buildings in East Jerusalem – a building in Wadi Joz that served as a center for disabled children and a private house in Al Isawiya. The latter belonged to Daud and Hussein Nasser and was… Read more »

30 Structures in Unrecognized Bedouin Village in Negev Demolished

Posted , by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Negev, Unrecognized villages.

30 structures, among them shacks and tents, were demolished on Tuesday in the unrecognized Bedouin village of Al-Twayil in the Negev.  The Council of Unrecognized Villages said the demolitions left 100 people with no roof over their heads.  The village, north of Be’er Sheva, has been in a struggle with the authorities for many years. … Read more »