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New Regavim-Bedouin Cooperative Initiative

Regavim enables residents of Arab and Bedouin communities, who are victims of rampant violation of firearms regulations but are afraid to lodge formal complaints with the Israel Police,  to file complaints discreetly and receive legal counsel: Complaints may be submitted through Regavim’s new Hebrew-Arabic “Hot-Shot Hotline” Facebook page, called “Stop the Shooting.” The problem of illegal guns in the Arab ... Read More »

Knesset Internal Affairs Committee: “Police Must Provide Transparent, Itemized Case Management Statistics”

A recent hearing of the Knesset Internal Affairs Committee, initiated by Regavim, exposed gaps in the Police Force’s reporting of enforcement operations regarding planning and construction violations. The Police Force was required to submit a “transparent” and detailed report of its activities, and to explain why the specialized unit created to deal exclusively with building-code cases has been diverted, time ... Read More »

Regavim’s Campaign Pushes Authorities to Act

Seven years after the illegal seizure of State land, and after numerous petitions submitted by Regavim, the Israel Land Authority has finally begun to take action against a family that has been squatting near Beit Hananya, adjacent to Israel’s Coastal Highway. Read More »

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Measure for Measure 2018

Full Report

It’s a Fact: Israel’s Supreme Court Discriminates Against Right-Wing Petitions More than 100 petitions were filed in Israel’s Supreme Court against illegal construction in Judea and Samaria – by organizations on both sides of the political spectrum. Regavim analyzed the procedural aspects of all the petitions filed in the past 13 years; the findings paint a dire portrait of deep-seated, ... Read More »

Illegal, Dangerous – and (Hopefully) a Thing of the Past

IDF Firing Zones 917 and 918 are situated in a strategic area in the Hebron Hills, a region that connects Israel’s eastern flank to the Negev and the Dead Sea. For the past few years, a massive take-over of land in this area has been underway, and we at Regavim have made a major effort to combat the phenomenon and ... Read More »

Law and Order: SUCCESS!

We are Pleased and Proud to Announce Success! Yesterday’s headlines ( http://bit.ly/2sutT0q) brought the public some encouraging news: Indictments will be handed down in the case of the illegal Bedouin outposts near the Tel Nof Air Force Base. For many months, Regavim documented, researched, double-checked (see, for example, our “hidden camera” expose’ http://bit.ly/2Jgaxmi ) – and only then, reported and submitted evidence that ... Read More »