Israeli stop-work orders for a number of agricultural structures in At Tawil

Israeli stop-work orders for a number of agricultural structures in At Tawil




Violation: stop-work orders for a number of agricultural structures.

Date: January 28, 2013.

Location: At Tawil – Nablus.

Perpetrators: the Israeli Occupation Army.

Victims: two Palestinian families, a total of 12 people including 3 children.




For the seventh time in less than a year, the Israeli Occupation Army demolished a residence and a shack owned by Basel Bani Jaber, 67, who has been determined to remain in the land where he spent all his life in.


On January 28, 2013, officer of the so-called Inspection Subcommittee handed tow families of At Tawil stop-work orders for various structures. The order said that the structures were ‘illegaly’ constructed in area classified ‘C’ according to Oslo Accords. A hearing session is scheduled to take place on February 16, 2013 in regard to the targeted structures.


Table: targeted structures:


Family members



Area (m2)




Grain store


Demolished and rebuilt several times; this is the seventh order



Barn and a cistern

30 (cistern is 30 m3)

Second order in less than a year


At Tawil – an overview:


At Tawil is part of Aqraba village; it is 1.5 km away from Aqraba residential area. At Tawil is full of Islamic and Roman ruins and it has a number of old wells. Its mild climate seemed to attract people over the centuries.


At Tawil total area is around 30,000 dunums, including 8,000 dunums of arid lands unsuitable for cultivation as well as 15,000 dunums that are used for seasonal crops and 7000 dunums that have been captured by the Israelis.




Categories: Demolition