Israeli Occupation Forces notify agricultural barrack in Tubas governorate

Israeli Occupation Forces notify agricultural barrack in Tubas governorate


  • Violation: serving stop-work order
  • Location: Bardala village- Tubas
  • Date: February 28, 2017
  • Perpetrators: Planning and Construction Committee- Israel Civil Administration
  • Victims:  farmer Inad Sawafta


On February 28, 2017, the so called Planning Committee of the Civil Administration served stop work orders on agricultural barrack owned by two resident from Inad Sawafta Bardala, east Tubas governorate under the pretext of unlicensed construction within area classified C according to Oslo Accords.

Noteworthy, the targeted barracks is of 90m2 in area and is used to store fodder.

According to the military order, the owner was given until March 23, 2017 as final date to complete all licensing procedures. This comes in time with session of the Planning Committee in the so-called Beit El court to consider the legal status of the notified structure.I

t should be noted that Sawafta is the head of eleven member family including three children. His barrack was established one and half year ago to be used for agricultural ends.

The military order number 203686 of Stop-Work

Photo 1: the targeted barrack


About Bardala            

The village is situated 25 km to the north of Tubas. It is surrounded by the Green Line (north), Raba (west), Ain al Baeda (east) and Tubas (south).

It has a population of 2112 people according to a 2014 census. It's total area is 18329 dunum, 404 of which is built-up area.

The Israeli occupation devoured 252 dunums of its land to open the  bypasses road #'90. It also confiscated 819 dunums to build the Separation Wall(8197 in length)  and isolated 2100 dunums of Bardala land as a result.

According to Oslo Accords, 90% of the village is area C, i.e. under Israeli authority while only 5% is area B.

Area B (910 dunum)

Area C (16845 dunum)




Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders