Stop-work orders on a agricultural structure in Idhna

Stop-work orders on a agricultural structure in Idhna


Violation: serving a stop-work order

Date: 13/12/2014,, 22/01/2015

Location: Idhna / Hebron governorate

Perpetrators: the Civil Administration of the Israeli occupation

Victims: citizens Ghalib and Ali  Farajallah


 The Israeli occupation authorities on January 22, 2015 served as " stop-work and construction" order on a agricultural barrack in the area of Khallet Ibrahim  west of Idhna village.

Citizen Ali  Farajallah asserted that a commander form Israel Civil Administration came to the place on the aforementioned date, took photos of the structure and came back next day to hand the citizen out a stop-work order.

The order mentioned that the structure was "unlicensed construction" and compelled immediate termination of work. ". February 12, 2015 was set as the hearing session of the Planning Committee in the so-called Beit El court to consider whether to demolish the structure or restore its previous status"


Photos 1+2: the stop-work order on Farajallah's structure


It should be marked that the occupation authorities on December 31, 2014 served a stop-work order on the same structure. In this regard, Farajallah sought help through  Saint Yves association to object the order in the Israeli tribunal system. Despite all efforts put, another order was served on the structure.

As for the threatened structure, it is 700m2 barrack that was done in 2014. Farajallah planned to use the barrack as chicken husbandry; a project that can generate income for his two brothers and their families (17 members)

About Idhna:

It is 18km west of Hebron. According to statistics conducted in 2007, Idhna is inhabited by 19,012 people. It has a total area of 26,152 dunums, 2653of which are built-up area of the village.

The Israeli occupation confiscated 107 dunums of Idhna for the Apartheid Wall. Let alone that 3,511 dunums were isolated as a result of the construction of the wall.

Besides, bypass number 35 -that is 4,674 meters long- confiscated more than 467 dunums of the village lands.


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders