Demolition of two agricultural barracks in the Nablus village of Rujeib

Demolition of two agricultural barracks in the Nablus village of Rujeib


Violation:  demolishing two barracks

Date:  29/04/2015

Location:  Rujeib -Nablus

Perpetrators: the Israeli occupation army

Victims: citizens Alaadein Shlakhti and Isa Sharai'a


 A force from the Israeli occupation army on April 29, 2015 raided the area of Krum Hussein, east Rujeib  village that is adjacent to Huwwara military camp, and declared it a closed military zone. A dozer accompanying the force, then, embarked on demolishing two barracks (metal slaps) for sheep.

It should be marked that the two barracks (90m away from each others) were established in 2005. In 2012, the Israeli Planning and Construction Committee served stop-work orders on the two structure under the pretext of unlicensed construction within area classified C according to Oslo Accords.

The following table shows information about damages resulted due to demolition:

Affected citizen



No. of sheep

Nature of structure

No. of photo

Alaadein Shlakhti




A 90m2 barrack


Isa Sharai'a




A 40m2 barrack






130 m2


Source: Field Observations – Monitoring Israeli Human Rights Violations- Land Research Center-2015



Located 4km southeast of Nablus, Rujeib is surrounded by Balata Camp(north), Kafr Qalil and Mount Gerizim (west), Beit Furik and Beit Dajan (east), Huwara and 'Awarta (south).

  • It has a total area of 20,000 dunums, 500 of which are built-up area of the village.
  • The Israeli occupation confiscated 133 dunums from the village lands for:
  •  Itamar colony which was built on part of Rujeib lands in 1984. The colony is inhabited by 557 colonists and devoured 133 dunums of the village.
  • Besides, bypass roads number 60 and 557 confiscated more than 823 dunums of the village lands.

According to Oslo Accords, only 30% of Rujeib lands is under Area B (PA is in charge of civil matters with Israel responsible for security) while 70% is under Area C (Israel maintains full security and administrative control). Here are the area in dunums:

  • Area B (1463) dunums
  • Area C (3454) dunums


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center


Categories: Demolition