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Civil Administration serves eviction orders to al-Ka’abneh community near Wadi Qelt, West Bank

Homes in the al-Ka’abneh community. Photo: 'Amer al-Aruri, B'Tselem, 18 Jan. 2015. Click on photo to enlarge On 12 January 2015, Civil Administration representatives, accompanied by Border Police offi

Immediate threat of eviction of a Palestinian community in the Jordan Valley

Update: On 8 Jan. 2014 military forces and Civil Administration personnel arrived at Khirbet ‘Ein Karzaliyah and demolished all of the community’s buildings . The residents have been left with no shel

State’s response re firing zone 918 ignores the laws of occupation

The south Hebron hills area encompasses some 30 Palestinian villages that have been there for decades, since before Israel occupied the West Bank. The villagers earn a living as farmers and shepherds

35 residents of Wadi al-Qatif west of Jericho face imminent expulsion

Wadi al-Qatif. Photo by 'Amer 'Aruri, B'Tselem, 30 April 2014 The Bedouin community of Wadi al-Qatif, located west of the city of Jericho, is home to 10 families comprising 68 people, including 32 min

The al-Makhrour area – damage to businesses, leisure and agriculture

The al-Makhrour area, defined as Area C, extends over approximately 300 hectares west of the village of Beit Jala, Route 60 and the planned route of the Separation Barrier, and south of the Israeli se

An open letter to Naftali Bennett By Nasser Nawajah, B'Tselem field researcher

Originally published by Ha'aretz Dear Minister Bennett, My name is Nasser Nawajah. Although we have never met, I am sure that you have visited very close to my home. My neighbors from the settlement o

The village of al-Jiftlik

The Jordan Valley is home to over 20 Palestinian population centers located entirely in Area C. In August 2013, al-Jiftlik – with a population greater than 3,700 in 2007 –was the only village in the J

Civil Administration threatens to demolish most of Susiya village

Click here of updates On Tuesday, 12 June 2012, Israel’s Civil Administration distributed demolition orders to over 50 temporary structures in the Palestinian village of Susiya in the South Hebron Hil

Civil Administration threatens alternative energy projects in southern Hebron Hills

In January and February, the Civil Administration issued demolition orders against alternative energy structures – 95 solar panels and six wind turbines – in six villages in the Masafer Yatta area of

The Israeli government’s “price tag” operation

On Wednesday, 20 June 2012, the Israeli government’s Ministerial Committee on Settlement Affairs approved an agreement to evacuate five buildings in Ulpana Hill, a neighborhood of the Beit El settleme