Demolition order on a residential tent in Yatta town

Demolition order on a residential tent in Yatta town


Violation:  serving demolition order

Date:  12/01/2015

Location:  Khirbet al-Markaz – Masafer Yatta

Perpetrators:  Israel Civil Administration

Victims:  Family of Mohammad Najajreh



The Israeli occupation authorities on January 12, 2015 notified a residential tent belonging to citizen Mohammad Najajreh with demolition. Noteworthy, the tent is located in the area of Khirbet al-Markazm, which is relative to Masafer Yatta in Hebron governorate.

Citizen Najajreh asserted that Israel Civil Administration accompanied by a patrol from the army came to the place and handed him out the order.

The order said that the tent is unlicensed construction and compelled immediate termination of work. It also gave the owner  a one week deadline to either  demolish the structure or restore its previous status. Demolition cost will be billed by the occupation  to Najajreh if he doesn’t self-demolish his house on time.

As for the tent, it was established 5 years ago on a cement floor. It totals 25m2 in area and is inhabited by 12 members.

Photo1 : demolition order on Najajreh's tent


It should be marked that the Israeli occupation authorities on October 20, 2014served a "stop-work and construction" order on the same tent. November 16, 2014 was set as the hearing session for the Planning Committee in the court of Beit El to consider the status of the notified structure.

Photo 2 : the stop-work order on the tent 



Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Demolition