Notifying a residential room in al-Jiftlik with stop work

Notifying a residential room in al-Jiftlik with stop work


Violation: stop work order served on rooms

Date: 15/09/2014

Location: al-Jiftlik / Jericho governorate

Perpetrators: the Planning Committee of the Civil Administration

Victims: farmer Fathi Tariq


On September 15th 2014, the so-called Planning Committee of the Civil Administration served a stop work order on a residential rooms( made of metal slabs) owned by farmer Fathi Tariq(55) from al-Jiftlik.

According to the military order, the farmer was given a deadline until 20/10/2014 to complete all licensing procedures. This comes in time with the session of the Planning Committee in Beit El court to consider the status of the structure.

 Fathi, about the nature of the notified structure, to the LRC researcher stated the following:

"I own a farm of 35 dunum planted with palm and vegetables in the village of al-Jiftlik. By the beginning of July, I built four agricultural rooms, three of which three are residences for farmers who work in my farm and the other one is to store grains and tools. Noteworthy, the rooms are made of metal slabs and are located east of al-Jiftlik; nearby the bypass road no.90".


 Photo 1:  the agricultural rooms and the storehouse


The following table shows information about the notified structures:


No. of rooms


No. of order

No. of storehouses


No. of order

Fathi Tariq


180m2(60m2 for each)





144 m2



About al-Jiftlik:

It is located 35km to northern Jericho and is edged by Froush Beit Dajan from the northwest and Miswa colony from the west. The village has a total population of 4789 people until 2014 and has a total land area of 18,5031 dunum, of which 1,110 dunum is built-up area. The occupation has confiscated around 12,040 dunum of al-Jiftlik lands as follows:

  • 3207 dunum for the favor of the nearby colonies.
  • 3328 dunum for the favor of bypass roads no.( 90,505,508)
  • 5505 dunum for the favor of Israeli training camps.


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center


Categories: Military Orders