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State opposes final appeal against demolition of Umm al-Hiran; bulldozers set to move on Bedouin village tomorrow
New Jewish town of 'Hiran' to be built on ruins of Arab Bedouin village in Israel's south; demolition to move forward despite court recognition residents are not illegal trespassers.
Israeli Supreme Court refuses to reconsider decision to demolish Bedouin village of Atir-Umm al-Hiran and evict all residents
Adalah: Court's decision legitimizes Israel's longstanding colonial policy of racial discrimination, segregation, and dispossession.
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...
Position paper on the flaws and dangers of the ruling that allows the destruction of a Bedouin village in order to build a Jewish town over its ruins.
Adalah leads tour for Palestine Works law fellows to Palestinian villages threatened with displacement on both sides of the Green Line
Participants visited Susiya in the South Hebron Hills, and then Atir, Umm al-Hiran and Khashem Zaneh in the Naqab.
Adalah: "The 5 May 2015 Supreme Court decision sets a dangerous historical precedent."
Adalah and partners organized and hosted two tours to the Bedouin villages of Atir and Umm al-Hiran for journalists, bloggers, photographers, and other media professionals.
demoler a Um al-Hiran y expulsar a sus habitantes para establecer sobre sus ruinas "Hiran", una ciudad nueva reservada solamente a los judíos.
This article, written by Adalah Attorney Myssana Morany, was published in Ha'aretz on 14 May 2015.
A public campaign to stop Israel's plan to demolish an Arab Bedouin village in order to build a Jewish town over its ruins.
Israeli Supreme Court approves demolition of Umm el-Hieran and displacement of Arab Bedouin residents to build Jewish town of ‘Hiran’
Adalah: The ruling completely ignores the political, social and historical roots of the community, and legitimizes the racist demolition and displacement of an entire Arab village to build a Jewish...
Villagers have exhausted all legal possibilities available to cancel demolition orders; another case pending before Supreme Court against eviction orders.
Supreme Court to Attorney General: Why not include Umm el-Hieran into the area’s new master plan, rather than demolish it?
Attorney Bishara: “We hope the court finally understood the danger embedded in the displacement of the villagers after 58 years, just to house Israeli Jewish settlers in their place.”
Israeli Supreme Court Hears Adalah’s Appeal against Evacuation of Unrecognized Bedouin Village of Umm el-Hieran to Build New Jewish Town on its Ruins
On 20 November 2013, the Supreme Court of Israel heard an appeal filed by Adalah against the decision of the Be’er Sheva District Court to evacuate the unrecognized Arab Bedouin village of Umm...
Israeli Supreme Court to Hear Appeal against Decision to Evacuate Arab Bedouin Village of Umm el-Hieran and Build a new Jewish Village on its Ruins
Tomorrow, Wednesday 20 November 2013, at 11:30 am, the Israeli Supreme Court will hear an appeal brought by Adalah on behalf of residents of the unrecognized Arab Bedouin village of Umm...
Government announces plans to accelerate demolition of Umm el-Hieran; Jewish town 'Hiran' to be built over its lands
On Sunday 10 November 2013, the Government announced that it will accelerate the demolition of the unrecognized Bedouin village of Umm el-Hieran in the Naqab (Negev) in order to build a Jewish town...
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...
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...
Israeli National Council for Planning and Building Reaffirms Plan to Demolish Arab Bedouin Village of Umm el-Hieran in the Naqab and Construct a Jewish Town in its Place
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...
Court and planning authority raise “serious issues of rights and justice” and “problems” with plans for Jewish town of Hiran
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...