Unrecognized Arab Bedouin villages

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2013-07-24
On 24 July 2013, Adalah petitioned the Supreme Court on behalf of representatives of five unrecognized villages, with a combined population of over 12,000 Bedouin citizens of Israel. The...
2013-07-18
On 15 July 2013, the Palestinian public in Israel voiced its unequivocal rejection of the Prawer-Begin Plan, which threatens to displace the Palestinian Bedouin community in the Naqab (Negev),...
2013-06-25
This evening, the Israeli Knesset approved the discriminatory Prawer-Begin Bill, with 43 votes for and 40 votes against. The Prawer-Begin Plan threatens to displace tens of thousands of Arab...
2013-06-23
On 20 June 2013, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) issued its Concluding Observations on Israel, following its latest review on 3 June 2013. The Committee raised serious concerns...
2013-06-13
The Ministry of Transportation has finally completed a safety crosswalk at the major intersection in front of the Arab Bedouin Al-Fur'a Elementary School in June 2013, eight years after it...
2013-06-09
On 5 June 2013, the Israeli Supreme Court dismissed Adalah's petition against Amendment 113 of the National Insurance Law, which reduces child allowances by 60% for families that have not had their...
The government of Israel is planning to invest roughly eight billion shekels in the relocation of approximately 40,000 rural Bedouin to overcrowded unemployment-stricken towns. Behind this plan...
An overview of the latest developments regarding the Prawer-Begin Bill, which if enacted into law and implemented, would lead to the eviction and destruction of most of the remaining unrecognized...
If and when the daily bottleneck of patients subsides at the health clinic in the Jewish Naqab (Negev) town of Mitzpe Ramon, and if it is a Thursday or Friday, the doctors drive out to the...
2013-02-25
On 20 February 2013, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected a petition submitted by Adalah to connect the unrecognized Arab Bedouin village of Umm el-Hieran (pop: 500) in the Naqab (Negev) to the...
2013-02-17
Adalah and the Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality in the Negev (Dukium) organized a day of human rights training on Saturday, 16 February 2012 for a group of residents from the village of...
2012-09-28
On 24 September 2012, a subcommittee of the National Council of Planning and Building (NCPB) rejected an appeal from Adalah and Bimkom against Master Plan 15/02/107 for the planned Israeli Jewish...
2012-03-28
At least 25 unrecognized villages threatened by demolition - 65,000 Arab Bedouin citizens of Israel in danger of expulsion from their land On the eve of the 36th anniversary of Land Day (land day...
2012-02-28
In January 2012, Adalah worked on a series of legal submissions regarding the unrecognized Arab Bedouin village of Atir-Umm al-Hieran in the Naqab. The village is slated to be demolished and the...
The people of Atir–Umm al-Hieran have been waging an uphill battle in the corridors of Israel’s courts and governmental land planning authorities for almost ten years to prove what is obvious...
Petition and motion for injunction filed in 3/04 on behalf of four Arab Bedouin citizens of Israel, eight human rights organizations, and in Adalah's own name against the Israel Lands...
2011-12-30
Arab Bedouin residents of the unrecognized village of Atir ask for cancellation of the "Yatir Forest Plan" (264/03/11). This plan seeks to evacuate the villagers, who are citizens of Israel,...
2011-02-23
(Haifa, Israel) For the first time, the European Union (EU) has called upon Israel to protect the rights of Arab citizens of Israel. Specifically, the EU urged Israel “to increase efforts to...
2009-08-13
On 5 August 2009, Adalah sent an urgent letter to the Director of the Israel Land Administration (ILA) and Jewish National Fund (JNF) officials in the south of Israel demanding that they...
2008-09-10
On 8 September 2008, the Magistrates’ Court in Beer el-Sabe (Beer Sheva) rejected a request by the Israeli police to expel Mr. Nouri Al-Uqbi from his land in the Arab Bedouin village of...