Israel’s Occupation Forces notify residence of demolition in Hebron governorate

Israel’s Occupation Forces notify residence of demolition in Hebron governorate


  • Violation: demolition order
  • Location:  Idhna town- Hebron governorate
  • Date:  November 01, 2017
  • Perpetrators: Israel's Civil Administration
  • Victims:  citizen Khalil Al-Shamali


The Israeli occupation authorities notified on November 01, 2017 the residence of citizen Khalil Al-Shamali of demolition. Noteworthy, the residence is located in Idhna town, west Hebron governorate. Citizen Al-Shamali said that a vehicle relative to Israel Civil Administration accompanied by a patrol from the occupation army raided the area of "Khallet Tumaizi", west Idhna and the force officer  issued the demolition order that was left nearby the house.

Photo 1: the demolition order


According to the order, the Israeli occupation authorities requested immediate halt on construction works and the demolition of what has been built so far on the claim that  the structure was built in area classified "C" according to Oslo Accords.

Reportedly, Israel's Occupation Authorities served on August 30, 2017  a stop-work order on the structure. At time, September 27,  2017 was set as the hearing session for the Inspection Sub-Committee in the Israeli court of Beit El to consider the status of the notified structure.



Photo 2: the stop-work order


The owner said that he embarked on preparing a legal file to object to the  order in the Israeli courts through the help of Saint Yves association, which is concerned about affected people by military orders. It should be marked that the targeted residence was built in 2015 with a total area of 137m2. Still unfinished, the house was expected to be home for 4 member family including 2 children. 

About Idhna:

It is 18km west of Hebron. According to statistics conducted in 2007, Idhna is inhabited by 19,012 people. It has a total area of 26,152 dunums, 2653of which are built-up area of the village.

The Israeli occupation confiscated 107 dunums of Idhna for the Apartheid Wall. Not only, more than 3,511 dunums were isolated the wall as a result of its construction.

Besides, the bypass road number 35 -that is 4,674 meters long- confiscated more than 467 dunums of the village lands.


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center


Categories: Military Orders