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Civil Administration again orders Ibziq residents to evacuate homes for military maneuver

Residents of Ibziq. Photo: B'Tselem, 6 March 2013 On Monday, 25 May 2015, representatives of the Civil Administration (CA) came to the Palestinian community of Ibziq in the Jordan Valley and told four

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

Masked settlers suspected of attacking Palestinian shepherd near Mitzpe Yair outpost; police closes investigation

On Sunday afternoon, 14 July 2013, ‘Omar Hushiyeh, a 28-year-old Palestinian from the village of Khirbet al-Markez in the South Hebron Hills, was grazing sheep on his family’s land. The illegal settle

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

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

Palestinian Communities Facing Expulsion

Scores of farming-shepherding communities, home to thousands of Palestinians, dot the landscape of Area C, which comprises some 60% of the West Bank. For decades, the Israeli authorities have been imp
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Israel is so confident of its ability to expel Palestinian communities that it no longer even bothers to create the illusion of legal proceeding

Over the past month, the state has informed three Palestinian communities that it intends to expel them from their homes and land. The notification was made by leaving orders on the roadside. In the n

Dispossession in the northern Jordan Valley: New settlement outposts as part of the land grab process

In the fall of 2016, two new settlement outposts were established in the northern Jordan Valley. They put into practices methods similar to those employed in other instances of Israeli dispossession o