Demolishing a Garage Used as a Car Wash in Hizma – Jerusalem city

Demolishing a Garage Used as a Car Wash in Hizma – Jerusalem city
Violation: demolishing a 40-m2-garage used as a car wash.
Location: Hizma – Jerusalem.
Date: October 27, 2011.
Perpetrators: the Israeli Occupation Army.
Victim(s): Mohammad al Khateeb.
At 11:00 am on October 27, 2011, Israeli troops, 6 vehicles, and a dozer surrounded Mohammad al Khateeb’s garage in Hizma before demolishing it on the pretext of no permit. The 40-m2-garage was used as part of a car wash.

Pictures of the destruction
Mohammad received a demolition order 3 months earlier and was shocked to see such a quick execution of the order.The Israeli troops blocked the road leading to the car wash and threatened to detain anyone who tries to obstruct them or dispute the decision.They have also attacked Mohammad al Khateeb who tried to stop them and forced him to remove his carfrom the site.
Dalal, Mohmmad’s sister tried to interfere by trying to lock herself in; however, the Israeli soldiers pulled her out and made her leave while pushing and beating her.The soldiers did not allow the removal of the contents of the garage and demolished it with all its contents.They have also warned the owner of rebuilding the structure; telling them that there will be patrols watching them.


Categories: Demolition