Arab-Bedouin citizens of Israel

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2018-06-13
Judge notes that Adalah's petition demanding bus stop construction was 'important' and that it 'bore fruit'; regional councils have 12 months to build bus stops.
2018-04-16
Adalah has submitted two reports to the United Nations Human Rights Committee detailing Israel’s violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
2018-04-11
Adalah: Israel's demolition of Umm al-Hiran Bedouin village & forced eviction of residents is act of extreme racism embodying colonialist land policies, backed by entire Israeli court system.
2018-03-22
Adalah calls on Israeli attorney general, Israel Land Authority to postpone eviction of Bedouin Arab residents and demolition of their homes.
2018-03-01
Israeli authorities have twice violated a court decision to provide school buses for 3- and 4-year-old Bedouin preschool children from villages in the desert south.
2018-02-26
Be'er Sheva court hears update on Adalah petition calling on Israeli authorities to build school bus stops in Bedouin villages in Naqab (Negev) desert.
2018-02-25
3- and 4-year-old kids from unrecognized Bedouin villages in southern desert region still unable to attend preschools as Israel fails to provide transportation despite court ruling.
2018-02-08
School buses must traverse a narrow, pothole-riddled ‘agricultural route’ that is often submerged during heavy winter rains.
2018-01-14
Agreement between Education Ministry and local councils allows petitioners' children to return to preschool immediately, provides solution for kids from other unrecognized Bedouin villages.
2017-12-28
Israel's Police Investigations Division won't hold any officers responsible for killing of Ya'akub Abu-Al-Qi'an, continues to whitewash most serious police violence.
2017-12-21
Education Ministry had promised school transport for kids aged 3 and 4 living in unrecognized Bedouin villages in the Naqab desert.
2017-12-14
Adalah, Bimkom: Forced evacuation to temporary housing appropriate in emergency natural disaster situations but not as 10-year impermanent housing solution.
2017-10-30
Israel's mandatory education law obligates Education Ministry to provide 3-4 year-old children from unrecognized villages with access to preschools.
2017-10-09
Construction of planned railway requires home demolitions, will block access to neighboring family homes, kindergartens, service centers, agricultural land, and mosques.
Adalah is issuing an update to this position paper after the Israeli Supreme Court, on 17 January 2016, rejected the villagers’ request for a further hearing on the case. Initially issued July 2015.
2017-09-19
Electrical power lines already running through village only serve nearby chemical plants; 3,000 kids in Wadi al-Na'am study in schools powered by diesel generators.
2017-09-18
MK Touma-Suleiman: This could be preface to transfer of Naqab Arabs; policy aimed exclusively at Bedouin citizens – no Israeli Jews have been affected.
2017-08-21
Construction of new Be'er Sheva-Arad line would block access to homes & agricultural lands, restrict development, and result in widespread land appropriation, home demolitions, and evictions.
2017-08-08
Hiran set for construction in place of Bedouin town of Umm al-Hiran; state had committed: 'Hiran is planned as general community into which any Israeli of any background or religion may integrate'.
2017-07-11
Al Fura’a, home to 6,000 residents, was recognized by the state 11 years ago but the local outline plan for the village has yet to be completed.