Wiping a Village Off the Map: The Destruction of a Herder Community in Northern Jordan Valley

Posted 29th January 2013, by & filed under Demolitions, Home Demolitions, Occupation, palestine, Resistance.

Wiping a Village Off the Map: The Destruction of a Herder Community in Northern Jordan Valley   Eighty people are left homeless in Hammamat Al Maleh in the Northern Jordan Valley, after the Israel Defence Forces demolished homes and animal shelters of 11 families in the communities of Hammamat Al Maleh and Hammamat Al Meiteh, on January 17th, 2013.In the morning of the following day… 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 »

Seven Palestinian Homes Demolished

Posted , by & filed under Christian Peacemaker Teams, Demolitions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, IDF, Settlers, South Hebron Hills.

Israeli soldiers demolished homes in three Palestinian villages near bypass road 317 on 14 February, the Christian Peacemaker Team reports. Starting in Imneizil at around 9am about forty Israeli soldiers with two bulldozers demolished one home, an animal pen and a stone bake-oven. At noon the soldiers moved to Qawawis where they demolished the homes… 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 »

The Israeli Army Returns to Continue the Destruction in South Hebron

Posted , by & filed under Demolitions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, IDF, South Hebron Hills.

The Israeli army invaded the villages of Qawawis and Towani south of the city of Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank, uprooted trees and demolished houses on Thursday midday. In Qawawis village the Israeli army troops, along with several bulldozers, stormed the village and demolished six farmers’ homes and one animal shed…. 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 »