Stop-work order on a residence from the Yatta hamlet of Al-Fakhit

Stop-work order on a residence from the Yatta hamlet of Al-Fakhit


  • Violation: serving stop-work order
  • Location:  Yatta town- Hebron governorate
  • Date:  April 05, 2016
  • Perpetrators: Planning and Construction Committee- Israel Civil Administration
  • Victims:  citizen Muhyee Abu Sabha


Israeli occupation authorities notified on April 05, 2016 the residence of citizen Muhyee Abu Sabha of stop-work and construction in the area of Khirbet Al-Fakhit, south Hebron on the claim of "unlicensed construction".

It is reported that two vehicles from Israel Civil Administration raided the hamlet at morning, hung the order on the affected citizen's house and took some photos of it before leaving the scene.

The notice mentioned that the structure was unlicensed and ordered a halt on construction works. May 02, 2016 was assigned as the hearing session of the Inspection Sub-Committee – Israel Civil Administration in the Israeli court of Beit El colony to consider the status of the notified structure.

It should be marked that the house is of 50m2 in area and  was built by cement bricks and roofed by metal slaps. The house was home for nine members including four children.


About Al-Fakhit:

Khirbet Al-Fakhit is relative to Masafer Yatta area and populates 80 people who live off of agriculture and animal husbandry. The hamlet is edged by Khirbet Al-Majaz from the east, Khirbet Al-Tawamin and Shu'ub Al-Butm from the west, Khirbet Al-Tabban from the north and Khirbet Al-Halawah and the apartheid wall from the south.

Land Research Center documented the violations al-Fakhit area underwent during 2014 as follows :

  1. Stop-work orders on residential tents in al-Fakhit area (Ar, Eng)
  2. Stop-work and construction orders on water cisterns in al-Fakhit area( Ar, Eng)
  3. The occupation uproots thousands of saplings in al-Fakhit area (Ar, Eng)
  4. Stop-work order on a tent and a barn in al-Fakhit area (Ar, Eng)


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders