Demolishing three Barns in Bardala
Violation: demolishing 3 barns.
Location: Bardala – Tubas.
Perpetrators: the Israeli Occupation Army.
Victims: 3 families (22 people including 10 children).
Date: June 6, 2012.
On June 6, 2012, a large Israeli force accompanied by a dozer broke into Al Ka’abna dwellings near Bardala before demolishing 3 barns. The Israeli Army justified the demolitions by saying that the structures were built in area classified ‘C’ according to Oslo Accords.
Table 1: targeted structures:
Dahesh Al Ka’abna
Sidqi Al Ka’abna
Mahmoud Al Ka’abna
Al Ka’abna come originally from Ber Shiva area; they were deported from their lands in 1948 as part of the Israeli ethnic cleansing policy. They moved to areas in southern Hebron. Some of them moved further north to the Jordan Valley area seeking water and fertile lands. Al Ka’abna dwelling, one of the largest in the Jordan Valley area, has been targeted numerous times; huge areas were turned into closed military zones, inaccessible by the Palestinians only. Al Ka’abna dwelling near Bardal is inhabited by 6 families (49 people including 24 children).