Stop-work orders on six residences in the Palestinian village of al- Kum

Stop-work orders on six residences in the Palestinian village of al- Kum


Violation: serving stop-work orders

Date: 14/12/2014

Location: al-Kum/ Hebron

Perpetrators: Israel Civil Administration

Victims: citizens from Rujub family

Details :

The Israeli authorities served on December 12, 2014 stop-work orders on six houses in the village of al-Kum, west of Hebron. Citizen Maihen Rujub asserted that a vehicle relative to the Civil Administration accompanied by an army patrol raided the western side of the village and issued the orders hanging them on the houses' walls.

The military orders mentioned that the structures were unlicensed construction and compelled the owners of  immediate termination of construction. January 11, 2015 was assigned as the so-called Planning Committee session in the court of Beit El to consider demolishing the structures or restore their status quo . The following table shows information about the threatened houses :

  Family Minors Area/m2 Year of construction Status Order Orders  Photo
1 Maihen Rujub 8 1 60 2013 Under construction A 1
2 Abdelrahman Rujub 6 4 160 2014 Under construction B 2
3 Arafat Rujub 5 3 160 2014 Under construction C 3
4 Muhib Rujub 4 2 120 2014 Under construction D 4
5 Nael Rujub 1 0 150 2013 Under construction E 5
6 Hasan Rujub 1 0 150 2013 Under construction F 6
Total 25 10 800        


In regard to the targeted residences, they are supposed to be home for 6 families (25 members including 10 minors). Two of the houses are owned by brothers who are to be married soon; three more residences are also owned by brothers. 

It should be marked that these premises are located in the western side of al-Kum village where the apartheid wall is located.



Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders