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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 »

Report on the Illegal EU building the Adumim Region

Regavim has released its latest report into the illegal EU building in the Adumim Region. The survey conducted by Regavim reveals that the EU illegally financed, within the Adumim area, between 2012-2014, the establishment of more than 400 structures. Among them, Regavim identified 181 residential structures and in addition, 232 service structures (located separately from the residential structures). In other ... Read More »

EU involvement in Illegal Building in Area C – Position Paper

Over many years, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has benefitted from the virtually unqualified support of the European Union. Unqualified in its automatic siding with the PA and against Israel on diplomatic issues, and unqualified in its financial support and regular donations amounting to hundreds of millions of Euros annually. In recent years, European support has moved from passive diplomatic and ... Read More »

Shana Tova from the Regavim Advocacy Project

Information and Knowledge: Everyone knows about the need for effective hasbara – Israel advocacy – all over the world, especially regarding issues about which there is a great deal of ignorance, or where leftist organizations spread misinformation. We provide reliable, accessible and real-time information regarding land issues in Israel. With the combination of Regavim’s  fieldwork, our legal department and the ... Read More »

Bedouin Myth #1 – Indigenous?

  Around twenty-five years ago, a global discussion began surrounding the term “indigenous peoples” as it relates to ethnic minorities around the world.  International law however began to address the issue of indigenous peoples as far back as the 17th century, and by and large the matter was left to the discretion of the particular state. With the passing of ... Read More »

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