Saturday April 19th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Ramat Migron’

Ramat Migron Villagers Arrested Before Yom Kippur

Ramat Migron Villagers Arrested Before Yom Kippur

by Eitam Abadi A few minutes before the start of Yom Kippur late Friday afternoon, government forces raided the village of Ramat Migron and arrested seven residents for violating an order declaring the community a closed military zone. Ramat Migron is located in Israel's disputed Binyamin region just north of Jerusalem and is part of what [...]

Youth Villages Face Demolition for Obama Visit

Youth Villages Face Demolition for Obama Visit

by Eitam Abadi Government forces have reportedly received orders to destroy the youth villages of Ramat Migron and Oz Tzion by the beginning of next week – in preparation for the visit of United States President Barack Obama. The orders were displayed in an IDFdocument obtained by various media outlets. Soldiers were ordered to [...]

Early Morning Demolitions in Binyamin

Early Morning Demolitions in Binyamin

by Eitam Abadi Large numbers of Border Patrol officers and Yassam special forces arrived in the Ramat Migron village early Friday morning to destroy several structures at the site. Access roads were blocked during the demolition and Tatzpit reported an unusually large Border Patrol presence in Israel's disputed Binyamin region. A total [...]

Authorities Demolish Binyamin Homes Overnight

Authorities Demolish Binyamin Homes Overnight

by Sagit Levi Government forces destroyed a home in the Ramat Migron village in Israel's disputed Binyamin region overnight Wednesday. Police said that the demolished house did not have the proper permits. Homes in Ramat Migron have on several occasions been destroyed by authorities and later rebuilt by local villagers and their [...]

Activists Protest Demolitions at IDF Base

Activists Protest Demolitions at IDF Base

by Eitam Abadi Over a dozen resistance activists held a demonstration on Friday at a military base in the Binyamin region's Gofna hills. The activists, said to range in age between 14 and 16, were protesting plans by the IDF to demolish homes in the nearby village of Ramat Migron. During the demonstration, ten youths reportedly entered [...]

Yitzhar Teacher Arrested in Yassam Raid

Yitzhar Teacher Arrested in Yassam Raid

by Eitan Abadi Yassam special police forces arrested a local teacher from the Yitzhar village early Wednesday morning for allegedly “neglecting” his children. The teacher was abruptly woken up at dawn and taken into custody on charges that he neglected his children by taking them two weeks earlier to visit the endangered Jewish village [...]

IDF Bans Activists from Samaria Homes

IDF Bans Activists from Samaria Homes

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Security forces raided the homes of resistance activists in the Samaria region early Thursday morning and distributed 12 restraining orders, barring activists from their own villages. Those who received the orders will be prohibited from crossing the 1949 armistice lines into either the Samaria or Judea regions won from [...]