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Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality
פורום דו-קיום בנגב לשוויון אזרחי
منتدى التعايش السلمي في النقب من أجل المساواة المدنية

NCF in an urgent request to the Ministry of Communication: Improve cellular network in the Bedouin communities

12.04.2020

As part of NCF’s work to promote the accessibility of online/remote learning,  we sent an urgent letter to the CEO of the Ministry of Communication, demanding that they improve cellular network in Bedouin villages and towns. 

“This is particularly serious for students in socio-economic distress, as 76% of them
are located below the poverty line. Many of these students suffer from low achievement due to lack of adequate education and their schools are characterized by particularly high dropout rates. These students are often those who do not have computers and other equipment…”

Photo: Laila Alsaneh, al-Lagiyyih

Demolitions

24-06-20 - Bīr al-Ḥamām, an unrecognized village located north of route 25. Two houses were demolished by authorities.

18-06-20 - az-Zarnūg, an unrecognized village located near the Bedouin township of Šgīb as-Salām (Segev Shalom). Two houses and one animal pen were demolished by authorities.

All Demolitions