Naqab (Negev)

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In late 2003, the Israeli Government decided to establish the ‘Abu Basma’ Regional Council in the Naqab/Negev region of southern Israel. Placed within its jurisdiction were a number of Arab...
11 September 2013 marks two years since the Israeli government approved the Prawer Plan. The plan intends to uproot tens of thousands of Arab Bedouin citizens of Israel from their villages, to...
2013-09-11
11 September 2013 marks two years since the Israeli government approved the Prawer Plan. The plan intends to uproot tens of thousands of Arab Bedouin citizens of Israel from their villages, to...
2013-07-24
On 24 July 2013, Adalah filed a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court on behalf of the parents of children from seven schools in the Naqab (Negev) in southern Israel. The schools currently receive...
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),...
2013-07-18
On Thursday, 18 July 2013, the Be’er Sheva District Court ordered the release of the four (4) remaining detained demonstrators who were arrested at the anti-Prawer protests held in the city on...
2013-07-18
On Wednesday 17 July 2013, the Haifa District Court accepted an appeal in the cases of five demonstrators detained during anti-Prawer protests held in the Arab town of Sakhnin in northern Israel,...
2013-07-17
Lawyers of seven of the protestors arrested during demonstrations against the Prawer-Begin Plan in the Arab town of Sakhneen on 15 July 2013 have appealed to the Haifa District Court against the...
2013-07-17
Anti-Prawer Detainees: 9 of 13 detainees in Beer Sheva released, appeal filed to release the remaining 4
2013-07-16
(Akka and Beer el-Sabe, Israel) The Akka (Akko) Magistrates’ Court approved the police request to extend the detention of nine (9) protestors, Palestinian citizens of Israel, who were arrested...
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
In June 2013, Adalah held a two-session training course for 20 Arab lawyers in the Naqab (Negev) to legally challenge home demolitions and other issues related to land and planning. The training...
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...
2013-05-08
Adalah vehemently opposes the approval of the proposed Prawer-Begin Bill by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation on 6 May 2013. The bill threatens to displace tens of thousands of Palestinian...
2013-04-21
Ahead of a hearing in the Ministerial Committee on Legislation on the draft Arrangement of Bedouin Settlement in the Negev Law (known as the “Prawer-Begin Plan”), members of the Coalition of...
2013-03-03
On 1 March 2013, Adalah and Bimkom, on behalf of residents of the unrecognized Arab Bedouin village of Atir, submitted an appeal against the approval of Plan 26/03/11 for the "Yatir Forest" before...
The "Prawer Plan," which the government initially approved in September 2011, outlines a problematic master plan. The plan is reminiscent of a previous government scheme for Arab Bedouin towns in...