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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 »

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 »

8 EU Countries Demand Compensation for Illegal Building

Published on MenaWatch (in German), Mena-Watch – The Independent Middle East Thinktank (Vienna): EU-Länder fordern Entschädigung für illegale Siedlungen in der Westbank The recent “threat” by 8 European Union members to sue the Israeli government for compensation would be funny if it weren’t so infuriating: With this claim for compensation, these countries finally admit that they were actively involved in ... Read More »

Workman’s Holiday?

The long Sukkot vacation was used to full advantage for illegal Palestinian construction throughout Israel – but most effectively at the site of the illegal outpost springing up adjacent to the Israel Railroad tunnel in the Jerusalem Corridor, despite a High Court order forbidding work at the site. Regavim’s field workers have documented the “Workman’s Holiday” that is celebrated throughout ... Read More »

The Facts about the Arab encampment near Susiya

A historical village? Not really!    The claim that this is an Arab village which existed hundreds of years, or even decades, is completely false. According to travelers in the 19th century, and from surveys of villages and population conducted by the British mandatory powers in 1945, which mention all of the villages in the area and even some of the ... Read More »

Supreme Court Rejects all claims of Bedouin ownership to Al Arakib

The Justices of the Supreme Court have rejected all of the claims of the Bedouin to ownership of the lands of Al Arakib in the Negev. A significant judicial loss for the extreme leftist NGOs in the battle of the Bedouin for Negev lands. The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of the residents of the Bedouin village of Al ... Read More »

The facts about Umm-Hiran

The Abu Al Qian family (approx. 50 people at the time) lived in the area of Bet Kama in the Negev. Based on a 1957 official Government letter, the Abu Al Qian agreed to be moved to another location because they were involved in weapons smuggling and security incidents. The larger tribe in the area of Bet Kama, Al Huzayyal, ... Read More »

REGAVIM SLAMS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FOR DENIGRATING & DELEGITIMIZING THE ISRAELI LEGAL SYSTEM

For immediate release: 21st May 2015 REGAVIM SLAMS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FOR DENIGRATING & DELEGITIMIZING THE ISRAELI LEGAL SYSTEM. Regavim a legal advocacy organization in Israel strongly condemns Human Rights Watch (HRW) for its attack on and blatant attempt to undermine the Israeli legal system. Regavim is responding to a report issued by HRW Middle East and North Africa director ... Read More »