Israeli Occupation Forces issue demolition orders on residential sheds in Tubas governorate

Israeli Occupation Forces issue demolition orders on residential sheds in Tubas governorate


  • Violation: serving demolition orders on structures
  • Location: Bardala village- Tubas governorate
  • Date:  February 01, 2017
  • Perpetrators: Planning and Construction Committee- Israel Civil Administration
  • Victims:  two Palestinian families (nine member including 2 children)


The Planning and Construction Committee relative to Israel Civil Administration raided on March 22, 2015 the village of Bardala and served two families demolition a military order stating "Additional opportunity to object previous demolition order". Noteworthy, the previous order was served on January 2014. The recent order gave the affected a three day deadline to object to the demolition in Israeli courts. The orders gave the owners of the structure one week deadline to evacuate before demolition takes place. The following table shows information about the affected and their targeted properties:

Affected citizen



No. of structures

Nature of targeted structure

No. of order

Allaan Daraghmeh




Two shed (50m2 for each)


Islam Allaan Daraghmeh




Two shed (50m2 for each)







Source : Field observation- Department of Monitoring Israeli Violations- Land Research Center-2017


It should be noted that the affected families live in sheds made of cloth shade and wood and depend on cultivation as a main source of income. The families' structures were threatened of demolition in 2014 and the occupation government still refuse to license the structures despite owners attempts.

About Bardala

25 km to the north of Tubas,  Bardala village  is surrounded by the Green Line (north), Raba (west), Ain al Baeda (east) and Tubas (south). It has a population of 1637 people( 2007 census). Its total area is 18329 dunums, of which 404 dunms are considered built-up area. 

The Israeli occupation devoured 252 dunums of its land to build bypasses road , especially road no.90. It also confiscated 819 dunums to build the Separation Wall and isolated 2100 dunums of Bardala land as a result. According to Oslo Accords, 90% of the village is classified as area "C", which is under Israeli authority while only 5% is area "B" that is under the control of PA.

  • Area B (910 dunums)
  • Area C (16845 dunums)


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders