The plaintiff, an Israeli from the Negev Bedouin community, together with two of his four Palestinian wives, asked the court to rule that he was the father of three children from those two women.
The demolitions of Palestinian structures are easy prey. The horns of the altar shout: More. Harder. Bigger. It is not enough to destroy, people must be evicted, driven out, uprooted.
Feeling Betrayed by Israel, Bedouin Soldiers to Refuse to Report for Duty Over Community's Treatment
'From the standpoint of the Jews, we’re Arabs. From the standpoint of the Arabs, we’re traitors,' says one Bedouin reservist soldier.
The false ISIS accusation against Yakub Abu al-Kiyan compounded the first injury: the destruction of the homes of Bedouin families who had been living at one site for many years.
Events in Umm al-Hiran, when an Israeli police officer and local Bedouin man died, are likely to have damaging impact on police work in the Arab community. Senior police officials say any inquiry must address the following.
The West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar received a temporary respite this week from seemingly inevitable demolitions.
'If it turns out that there were errors here or that it wasn’t an attack, then the system must learn from it,' Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan says.
Conflict with Arabs is the lifeblood of the fourth Netanyahu government, the justification for its existence. That’s why ministers vie with each other to nurture it.
While probes into the Israeli Bedouin killed by police last month have been swift, similar cases have been characterized by foot-dragging, snafus and concealing information from the public.
In view of the incitement and lies these two spread immediately after the events in the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran, whose houses were all destroyed, they can no longer remain in office.