Naqab (Negev)

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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...
2012-10-15
Adalah submitted a report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in October 2012 to assist the CRC in developing its “List of Issues” for Israel following the submission of its...
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...
2012-09-20
HAIFA – On 6 September 2012 the District Court of Bir el-Sabe (Beer Sheva) held a session to hear arguments in Adalah’s appeal against the Kiyat Gat Magistrates’ Court’s decision to uphold...
2012-09-18
UN Human Rights Committee releases List of Issues, (LOIPR), questions for Israel's review. Adalah's report and the UNHRC's focus include questions on equality and discrimination in Israel's Basic...
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,...
2011-12-08
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) issued its Concluding Observations on Israel in December 2011. This human rights body monitors State Party compliance with the...
When did you last see the Orthodox and secular, Arabs and Jews, newcomers and natives, students and neighborhood activists engaged in a common march and demonstration? On Monday night, 25 July...
On the eve of the Knesset State Control Committee‟s meeting of 28 March 2011 to discuss the report of the Prawer Committee, the government body established in 2009 to implement the Goldberg...