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 »

Building solidarity in an Unrecognized Village

Posted , by & filed under building, ICAHD Staff, Lod, Palestinian citizens of Israel, Ramla, Unrecognized villages.

Today ICAHD participated in the building of a playground Dahamesh. Dahamesh is one of over 100 “unrecognized villages”, Palestinian/Arab towns within the 1949 Armistice Lines that the Israeli government does not recognize. The 1965 Planning and Construction Law zoned land for housing, agriculture and industry but the areas zoned for housing did not include many… 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 »

Al Araqib Demolished for the Third Time in Two Weeks

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under Al-Araqib, Bedouins, Demolitions, Forced Displacement, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Jewish National Fund, Unrecognized villages, Yeela Ranaan.

On Tuesday 10 August 2010 at 6:00am sixty Israeli Police accompanied by Israel Lands Administration (ILA) representatives commenced the third demolition within 2 weeks of Al-Araqib, a Bedouin village in the Negev Desert. The village is located between the cities of Rahat and Beersheba, and is home to some 300 Bedouin citizens of Israel.  [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”221″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”}}]][[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”222″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”}}]]… 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 »