Land and planning

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2016-08-24
JNF, which openly discriminates against non-Jews and sees itself as serving only one population, is decisive partner in government body charged with managing public land resources.
2016-08-23
Expansion of Harish, which is currently way below its current housing capacity, would block development of surrounding Arab communities for years to come.
2016-05-08
Plan substantially changes demographic fabric in the area, violates IHL by transferring civilian groups from occupying power to occupied areas.
Marketing of land by Israel Land Authority is predominantly carried out in Jewish and mixed Arab-Jewish areas, while almost no effort is invested in solving housing shortage in Arab communities.
2016-03-30
In 2015, Arab towns in Israel received only 4.6% of new housing units and only 2.5% of reduced-cost housing units. Less than 1% (0.8%) of Arab localities received additional government support...
2016-02-01
Changes that followed petitions filed by human rights organizations twelve years ago in 2004 “provide a partial solution, but do not solve the fundamental problem”
2016-01-18
Adalah: Israel's land policy is characterized by the allocation of land rights in a selective and discriminatory manner on the basis of nationality in favor of the Israeli Jewish population.
2016-01-07
Adalah & ACRI: The JNF's loyalty is not and cannot be for the benefit of the Israeli public; its principles prevent the transfer of land rights to non-Jewish people.
2015-09-10
The difference between two Supreme Court rulings on land rights cases lies in the difference between what Israel views as “unwanted” Arab Bedouin citizens, versus Jewish citizens who “protect...
2015-04-28
As long as Israel views the Arab minority's interest as conflicting with the Jewish majority's interest, Arab citizens' housing crisis will not be solved.
2015-03-30
Only 4.6% of Israel's housing tenders are published in Arab towns and villages; settlements in the OPT receive four times more housing units than Arab communities in Israel; Israel continues to...
2015-03-08
The village's master plan was agreed in 2013, 12 years after a Supreme Court ruling and 20 years after recognition; but the ILA has refrained from marketing 100 construction tenders.
2015-03-04
'Target Price' housing program will benefit a list of 10 towns in 2015 and 30 additional towns in the next five years, including 5 West Bank settlements. Neither of the lists include any Arab towns.
2015-02-19
Adalah and Civic Coalition: Plan serves political goals of the occupying power in violation of international law, and disregards development needs of Palestinian residents.
2014-09-24
Adalah submitted reports to the UN HRC on the rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel in general, and together with NCF on the rights of Arab Bedouin citizens in the Naqab.
2014-09-17
Adalah: Supreme Court's decision entrenches racial segregation; 434 small communities in Israel, or 43% of all residential areas, will be allowed to close their doors to Arab citizens of the state.
2014-09-15
On 10 September 2014, the Israeli National Council for Planning and Building (NCPB) issued its decision to approve the establishment of the 'National Park - The Slopes of Mount Scopus' project....
2014-06-11
Attorney Mahameed: \"Those who \'trespassed\' on privately owned land, and tried to confiscate private property without a court order or any legal authority, are the inspectors of the Israel Land...
2014-05-26
The Jerusalem District Planning and Building Committee approved a new master plan to build a 'national park' on the lands of two Palestinian villages, Al-'Issawiya and At-Tur, in occupied East...
2014-01-22
Nizar Bakri and Qassem Bakri had bought apartments in the Carmiel region of Haifa in 2010, but have been unable to register their properties with the Israeli Land Registrar because the lands on...