Stop-Work order on agricultural structure in the Hebron town of Yatta

Stop-Work order on agricultural structure in the Hebron town of Yatta


  • Violation: serving a Stop-work order
  • Location:  Wad Jheish- Yatta town
  • Date:  July 25, 2016
  • Perpetrators: Israel Civil Administration
  • Victims:  Citizen Ahmad Abu Qbeitah


Israeli Occupation Forces on July 25, 2016 served a stop-work order on an agricultural structure belonging to citizen Ahmad Abu Qbeitah in the area of Wad Jheish, southeast AL-Samou' village on the claim of "unlicensed construction".

Abu Qbeitah said that a military vehicle accompanied by a staff from the so-called Israel Civil Administration arrived at the location of the agricultural structure, issued the stop-work notice and took photos of the delivery operation.

The military order number 202058 mentioned that the structure was built without proper building permit and ordered a halt on construction works. August 17, 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 whether to demolish the structure or restore its previous status.


Photo 1: the stop-work order

It should be marked that the targeted structure is a 780m2 cement foundation with cement pillars. The owner intended to establish a chicken husbandry to become a source of living for his ten member family.

Photo 2+3: the target structure

Noteworthy, the targeted structure overlooks Mezadot Yehuda colony that is established on confiscated lands from the villagers. Also, the area is edged by the bypass road number 317 from the east and the south. The road links all colonies established in Hebron governorate with other colonies in the occupied territories of 1948.




Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders