New report from Peace Now: "The Truth about the Nativ Ha’Avot Outpost"

On September 1st, 2016, the Supreme Court ordered that 13 illegal houses the were built on private Palestinian land in the outpost of Nativ Ha’avot will be dismantled by March 6th, 2018. Since this ruling, the settlers have imposed tremendous pressure on the government to resist the implementation of the ruling. They issued a public campaign full of misleading information, inaccuracies and downright lies, in order to raise public support for their struggle.

Peace Now, which petitioned the court together with the Palestinian landowners, sets the record straight in the following “Nativ Ha’Avot File” – replete with all the facts and proof regarding the land grab and the illegality of the outpost.

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Peace Now in the News: November 18 - December 1, 2017

Haaretz: November 29, 2017
"Israeli Attorney General Seeks to Save Buildings in West Bank Outpost From Demolition," After Peace Now wins Supreme Court petition, Israel's Attorney General seeks ways to save illegal outpost homes from demolition.

Jerusalem Post: November 29, 2017
"AG weighs savings six settler outpost homes," Attorney General tries to save settler outpost homes that Court ordered demolished after Peace Now won Supreme Court petition.

JewSchool (by American Jewish Peace Archive): November 26, 2017
"Israelis Rising Up: Remembering with Yuli Tamir and Janet Aviad," A tribute to Peace Now and two of its founders.

Jerusalem Post: November 23, 2017
"IDF weighs new tool to legalize settler outposts," Peace Now's lawyer rejects Israeli Attorney General's new tool for legalizing illegal outposts.

Times of Israel: November 22, 2017
"AG: Outpost law discriminates against Palestinians, should be repealed," Peace Now criticizes Israeli AG decision to allow expropriating privately-owned Palestinian land for access road to illegal outpost.

Peace Now in the News: November 3 - 17, 2017

Daily Mail (AFP story): November 16, 2017
"Watchdog fears Israel will seize more Palestinian land," Peace Now: legal opinion by the attorney general could pave the way for the seizure of more Palestinian land in the West Bank.

Times of Israel: November 14, 2017
"In first, Israel Prize to be awarded for promoting settlements — report," Peace Now slams Bennet for reported intention to award Israel Prize to settlement activist.

Jerusalem Post: November 14, 2017
"Start preparing for one million settlers in the West Bank," Peace Now data quoted in story on settlement growth.

Haaretz: November 5, 2017
"Tens of Thousands Attend 'Depoliticized' Rally Marking Rabin's Assassination," Peace Now participates in Rabin memorial rally.

JTA: November 4, 2017
"Tens of thousands of Israelis attend rally marking Yitzhak Rabin’s murder," Peace Now participates in Rabin memorial rally.

Times of Israel: November 4, 2017
"85,000 attend rally marking 22nd anniversary of Rabin’s murder," Peace Now participates in Rabin memorial rally.

Peace Now in the News October 21 - 27, 2017

Times of Israel: October 27, 2017
"State taps settler leader to head body that legalizes outposts," Peace Now outraged as state appoints settler leader to head committee that would legalize outposts.

Jerusalem Post: October 27, 2017
"Settler leader to head gov’t drive to legalize outposts," Peace Now condemns Netanyahu's appointment of settler leader to head committee that would legalize structures in illegal outpost.

Jerusalem Post: October 26, 2017
"Ministers to vote on bill to annex 19 settlements to Jerusalem," Peace Now blasts government intention to endorse bill that would annex 19 settlements to Jerusalem.

Al-Monitor: October 23, 2017
"Israel, US coordinated on settlement construction," Peace Now data quoted in story on West Bank settlement construction.

Times of Israel: October 23, 2017
"4 new lawmakers sworn in after Meretz, Zionist Union MKs quit," Former Peace Now Secretary General Mossi Raz sworn in as Knesset member.

Peace Now in the News August 17-25, 2017

Haaretz: August 22, 2017
"New Israeli law could ‘legalize’ 3,455 illegal buildings in West Bank," Civil Administration data confirms Peace Now numbers regarding West Bank settlement homes built illegally on private Palestinian land.

Ma'an News: August 22, 2017
"Israeli state argues that confiscation of occupied land benefits Palestinians," Peace Now blasts Israeli government position submitted to Supreme Court re law allowing confiscation of Palestinian land for settlements.

Times of Israel: August 22, 2017
"State says outpost Legalization Law protects Palestinians," Peace Now rejects government's position in suit against law that allows seizing private Palestinian land for settlements.

Jerusalem Post: August 21, 2017
"Israel: Law seizing Palestinian property fits international standards," Peace Now rejects state's position at Supreme Court regarding law allowing seizing of Palestinian-owned land.

Xinhua: August 19, 2017
"China's creative thinking to help advance Israeli-Palestinian peace process: Israeli peace activist," Peace Now's Avi Buskila welcomes China's venturing into Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.

Times of Israel: August 17, 2017
"High Court freezes controversial outpost legalization law," High Court postpones decision on petition by Peace Now and others regarding the Legalization Law.