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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 »

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 »

If the Mountain Won’t Come to Mohamed, Who Will?!

Don’t be alarmed by the attached photo; our account hasn’t been hacked. What you see is our most recent attempt to overcome the bureaucratic hurdles that stand in the way of our fight to defend the law and pursue justice. Recently, Israel’s High Court of Justice began requiring us to serve papers to the defendants in a number of lawsuits ... Read More »

High Court to Bedouin Municipalities: Collect Taxes or your Budgets Will Be Docked

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As a result of a lawsuit filed by Regavim against Bedouin municipalities that have never collected local residential or commercial taxes (arnona), the High Court of Justice issued a stern warning: “If taxes are not collected by August, a commensurate sum will be deducted from the budget paid by the State to these municipalities.” The High Court of Justice has ... Read More »

Ein al Hilweh and Umm Jamal: Facts on the Ground

Regavim welcomes the new, even-handed  application of “delimitation orders” by the Civil Administration. For nearly 15 years, these orders were used exclusively against Jewish settlers – until two years ago, when Regavim’s petition to the High Court against this discriminatory, racist application of the law led to its amendment. Read More »

Right Under Our Noses

[gview file=”http://www.regavim.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Before-and-After-Near-Givat-Brenner.docx”]A brief history lesson: The first reports regarding this problem were submitted to the authorities back in the days when Eli Yishai was Minister of the Interior (he, too, received written notification of the problem), all the way back in 2011(!) when our field staff discovered a large Bedouin encampment, complete with building materials and agricultural equipment, adjacent to ... Read More »