Negev (Naqab)

Boycotters declare victory as SodaStream retreats from West Bank

The Israeli drink machine company has announced it will close its factory in an illegal settlement. Palestine solidarity activists celebrate, but vow to continue the boycott campaign.

Israel's Iron Dome doesn't cover Bedouins

Bedouin villages in the Negev defenseless after Israeli high court denies them bomb shelters and Iron Dome protection.

Why is the Jewish Agency's Avi Mayer obsessed with race?

Claims that Israel is a “shining city on a sand dune” echo the prejudice of Zionism’s founding father Theodor Herzl.

Video: Israel police brutalize child amid anti-Prawer protests

The Prawer Plan is a “calculated and premeditated plan to sever the historical ties that bind Bedouin Palestinian communities to their land” and “reveals once again the colonial nature of Zionism and the apartheid character of the Israeli state,” says BNC.

BBC intensifies its whitewashing of Israel

The Israeli government must be rubbing its hands in glee at BBC propaganda painting it as “humanitarian” despite so many ongoing crimes against Palestinians.

EU bank finances Israeli power plant as nearby Bedouins face demolitions

Luxembourg-based institution has a track record of helping firms involved in dispossessing Palestinians.

Israel’s ongoing “sociocide” in the Naqab

The village of al-Araqib in the Naqab/Negev demolished for the 54th time since 2010. Nasser Rego talks about ongoing forced displacement of Palestinian Bedouins.

Gaza rejoices in prisoner release but 5,000 Palestinians remain in Israeli jails

Joe Catron
Gaza City
21 August 2013

Some of those released were nearing the end of their sentences.

Naqab resists ethnic cleansing

Palestinians held a national strike Monday to resist a major new Israeli ethnic cleansing campaign in the Naqab desert.


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