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What Happens When a Bedouin Builds a Gravel Path So His Kids Can Get to School on Rainy Days

The demolition of a structure in a Bedouin village (illustrative). Photo by Eliyahu Hershkovitz.

By Dafna Banai Originally published in Haaretz – November 30, 2015 [Photo by Eliyahu Hershkovitz] The military has forbidden construction in Area C of the West Bank, which is under total Israeli military and civilian control. Anyone violating this ban risks the demolition of their building, sometimes without warning. That’s why Abu Sakr …

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Call for International Presence: High Court Hearing on Wadi al Qteyf Community (Sateh al Bahar)

Members of the Jahalin tribe at Wadi al-Qatif (west of Jericho) given 48-hour eviction orders, April 30, 2014. Photo by Neal Badache.

Date: Monday, November 9th at 09:00 At: The Israeli High Court of Justice, Case number HCJ 8115\12  (Judges panel led by Chief Justice Miriam Naor) Address: Kiryat Ben-Gurion, 1 Sha’are Mishpat St., Jerusalem   Attendance by international and local observers is requested Summary On Monday 9 November 2015, the Israeli High Court …

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[AP] West Bank Bedouin Fight Israeli Order to Demolish Homes

AP Screenshot: Bedouins fight Israeli order to demolish homes, Sept. 15, 2015.

This report and associated video footage was originally filed by AP Television – September 15, 2015 Video Link: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/MEEX-West-Bank-Bedouin/820de64f26b2d47f4a70e3cb897387bf *English translation of Arabic footage available in the audio transcript.  Bedouin children have a kick about in Abu Nuwar. But these football games may soon be a thing of the past. Israel’s Civil Administration …

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[+972 Magazine] In five-year high, Israel demolishes 143 Palestinian structures in single month

Bedouin women cry as they watch their house being destroyed during the demolition of the unrecognized Bedouin village of Al Arakib in the Negev desert. Israeli authorities have demolished the village over 70 times since 2010, June 12, 2014. (Oren Ziv/Activestills)

This article was originally published in +972 Magazine – September 5, 2015 [Photo by Oren Ziv/ActiveStills] By Natasha Roth Israel demolished 143 Palestinian structures in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the month of August, the highest such total in five years, according to statistics released by the UN Office for the Coordination of …

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