Stop-work order on a residential tent and a cave in the Hebron village Yatta

Stop-work order on a residential tent and a cave in the Hebron village Yatta


Violation: serving a stop-work order on a tent and a cave

Location: 22/06/2015

Date:  Khallet Shihada- Yatta

Perpetrators: Israel Civil Administration and army

Victims:  family of Ayyad Shawahin


 The Israeli occupation authorities on June 22, 2015 served a stop-work and construction order on a residential tent and a cave for sheep under the claim of “unlicensed construction”. The structures are owned by Citizen Ayyad Shawahin from the area of Khallet Shihada, east Yatta town.

Photo1: the stop work order on Shuwahin’s structures


Shawahin said that a force from the Civil Administration accompanied by an army patrol raided the area, left the order by the structure and took some photos of the place.

The Israeli occupation authorities compelled a halt on construction works. July 23, 2015 was assigned as the hearing session for the Inspection Sub-Committee in the Israeli court of Beit El to consider the status of the notified structures.

It should be marked that the notified tent is of 50m2 in area and that it is a home for a seven member family including three children. As for the cave, it totals 402 in area and is used to shelter the citizen’s sheep.


About Khallet Shihada-Yatta town:

It is an agricultural area that is located to the east of Yatta town; Khallet Shihada is edged by Al-Jawaya village from the west, Al-Tuwani from the east and is founded to the west of the bypass road no.317. The whole community is inhabited by one single family which is Shawahin; the rest of the area is planted with grains. 


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center



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