Israeli Government Destroys Mosque in the Negev

Posted 6th August 2012, by & filed under Arab Association for Human Rights, Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Negev, Unrecognized villages.

On the 5th of February 2003, the Israeli Interior Ministry destroyed a mosque in the unrecognised Negev village of Tel Al-Mileh. The mosque was approximately 150 square metres, and had been built at a cost of over 100,000 shekels raised by subscriptions from the villagers, and supported by the Negev Institute for Lands and People…. 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 »

Israel Wages War Against Its Citizens

Posted 29th July 2012, by & filed under Bedouins, Demolitions, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Negev, Unrecognized villages.

On 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 »

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 »

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 »

Demolition update August 2010

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under Demolitions, Hebron, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Jordan Valley, Negev.

August 3rd 2010, the IDF demolished water infrastructures including a cistern in Jabal Joher and Bani Na’im, both in the Hebron Governorate   On August 4th, 2010  the IDF demolished 2 Palestinian structures, in Azzun Atma/Qualqylia Governorate both of which were used for livelihood-related purposes. The demolition affects the livelihood of a family of 3 people. … Read more »

El Araqib: Repeated demolitions of the village, arrests and police brutality

Posted , by & filed under Demolitions, El-Araqib, Home Demolitions, Negev, Unrecognized villages, Yeela Raanan, Yeela Raanan.

Repeated demolitions of the village, arrests and police brutality, in order to seize the land, displace the residents, and destroy the community’s resistance to these policies   Yesterday, Monday February 7th was the 13th time over the last six months that the Israeli Government entirely destroyed the village of El-Araqib. This demolition comes just one week after… Read more »

Israel's Quiet War

Posted 19th July 2012, by & filed under Forced Displacement, Israel 1948, Negev.

While Ehud Olmert and Abu Mazen were wheeling and dealing at Annapolis, several Israeli government ministries and security agencies were deploying their combined resources in a massive operation aimed at Israel’s southern Negev Desert. While the eyes of the world are on the West Bank and Gaza, Israel is in the middle of a campaign… Read more »