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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 »

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 »

Bir Hadaj: Crime Capital of the Negev

Today (Wednesday), the Israel Police and General Security Service (Shabak) announced the capture and arrest of a crime and terror cell from the Bedouin town Bir Hadaj in the Negev. All five suspects have been charged with damaging the IDF’s security installations on the Israel-Egypt border in order to facilitate their drug-smuggling operation. ****** Regavim would like to remind the ... Read More »

Regavim in the English-Language Media

In a recent edition of the NSN Radio Network’s Israel Show with Meir Weingarten, the topic of the day was the current situation in the Negev. The show’s host, a long-time follower of Regavim’s activities, had some important words for his listeners about Regavim. Catch the entire show here, or tune in to the segment about Regavim beginning at 14 ... 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 »

An Important First Step Toward Restoring Israeli Sovereignty in The South

In a pre-dawn raid, a large force of Israel Police and Border Police, with aerial support provided by helicopter and ground support provided by canine units and horseback forces, descended on the Bedouin village of Bir Hadage, near the IDF Training Base at Tze’elim. In the course of the police action, two stolen IDF Sufa jeeps, which had been concealed ... Read More »

No More Burying Our Heads in the Sand

The Camel Law Passes its First Reading in the Knesset Regavim publicized and petitioned, wrote letters and legislation, kept the issue alive in the media and the Knesset, and at long last, our efforts paid off: The Camel Law passed the first legislative hurdle towards enactment. Although there’s still a long way to go before the final ratification of the ... Read More »

In-Depth Jpost article explains situation in the Negev

Following a Regavim air-tour of the Negev given to Jerusalem Post columnist and editor Seth Frantzman, and a video he put together documenting his experience, Frantzman then wrote a detailed article for the paper explaining the situation in regard to the Bedouin housing crisis.   Here is the link to his in-depth article.   Read More »

Jerusalem Post Tours the Negev By Air with Regavim

The The Jerusalem Post / JPost.com‘s op-ed editor, columnist, and reporter Seth J. Frantzman wrote in detail about his experience visiting the Negev by land and by air with Regavim. Included in the post is the video below, which he put together from his seat on a small plane above the Be’er Sheva area, where he saw firsthand the expansive illegal building in ... Read More »

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