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Khan al Ahmar: Who’s Testing Whom?

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Khan al Ahmar: Who’s Testing Whom? Take Take 2 minutes and learn why Khan al Ahmar is a crucial test – for Prime Minister and Defense Minister Netanyahu, for the State of Israel, for the Palestinian Authority, for the European Union – and for each and every one of us. Read More »

The New Arab City Growing in the Judean Desert – on IDF Training Ground 917

The State admits: Illegal construction for Arabs was whitewashed– but policy has changed In the course of a High Court of Justice hearing on  Regavim’s petition against the illegal Arab city growing in the Judean Desert, the State’s attorney admitted that in the past Arabs had been allowed to build without permits or planning approval. On 20 November 2018, Israel’s ... Read More »

The Roots of Evil: Land Theft in Area C is Creating a De Facto Palestinian State

  The Roots of Evil: The Palestinian Authority’s Systematic Annexation of Tens of Thousands of Acres in Judea and Samaria   Regavim’s latest report exposes the Palestinian Authority’s systematic but silent plan, powered by massive European Union financial support: Strategically-positioned agricultural land-seizure projects covering tens of thousands of dunams of land in areas under full Israeli jurisdiction are creating irreversible facts ... Read More »

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

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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 »

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