Facts ignored – the invention of a village

July 23, 2015 by  

On July 16, the daily press briefing of the U.S. State Department astonished legal circles in Israel…writes Ari Briggs. Read more

The EU peddles diplomatic immunity…writes Ari Briggs

March 13, 2015 by  

The Jerusalem Municipality has demolished an illegally built structure just moments away from the Hebrew University campus. Read more

Bedouin Safety Will Only Come With Equal Enforcement of Law

July 30, 2014 by  

Bedouins in the Negev have been among the hardest hit by relentless Hamas fire…writes Ari Briggs. Read more

Bedouin settlement, are we missing the point?…asks Ari Briggs

December 11, 2013 by  

Recently a day of rage in Israel was initiated to protest the Begin Plan, the Government’s proposal to accommodate Bedouin settlement in the Negev. Read more

A Tale of Two Visits

July 1, 2013 by  

In late April Israeli media personality Avri Gilad went on a tour of the Negev with myself – the international director of Regavim…writes Ari Briggs. Read more

Et tu, EU? No Dutch Treat her

May 23, 2013 by  

Ari Briggs is a former Sydnesider now resident in Israel and active with Regavim, an organisation fighting to save Israeli land claimed by the Bedouin. He recently addressed the Dutch Parliament in defence of Israel… Read more

He came, he saw, he posted, now he’s branded a racist…writes Ari Briggs

May 6, 2013 by  

Last Thursday, Israeli TV personality Avri Gilad went on a trip to the Northern Negev with Regavim – an independent, professional research institute & policy planning think tank involved in protecting Israel’s National Lands. Read more

Tower & Stockade Settlements – Version 2.0; Bedouin Autonomous Region in the Negev

September 10, 2012 by  

In the middle of the Arab uprising of 1936, the Jewish settlement of Kfar Hittim in the Gallil was established, on 2000 dunam of land which the Jewish National Fund had purchased in 1905. David Ben Gurion, who was then the head of the Jewish Yishuv, gave his tacit approval, as long as it could be completed in one day, and the plan was carried out. The purpose of these settlements was to establish facts on the ground, to ensure that Jewish- owned land would be included in the future State of Israel. Those were tough days.  Arab gangs were intent on trying to kill as many Jews as possible and wreaking havoc, in order to convince the British to limit Jewish immigration…writes Ari Briggs. Read more

Illegal Arab Building Defies Supreme Court Ruling

August 29, 2012 by  

The illegal “building intifada” being waged by the Palestinian Authority  on state lands in Area C of Judea and Samaria, (the West Bank), has become the latest battleground for the radical left in conjunction with  foreign-funded Israeli so called “human rights” NGO’s such as B’tselem and Bimkom…writes Ari Briggs. Read more

Al-Zarnoog and Bet El- A Tale of two settlements

June 13, 2012 by  

In the beginning of the twentieth century, a group of Zionist Jews acquired a parcel of land measuring around 160 acres (65 hectares) in the Negev, in the area of Moshav Nabatim, between Beersheba and Dimona…writes Ari Briggs. Read more