“Nahil” military camp goes through expansion/ Tubas Governorate

“Nahil” military camp goes through expansion/ Tubas Governorate
  • Violation: Expanding “Nahil” military camp.
  • Location: Hamamat Al-Malih area / East Tubas Governorate.
  • Date: October -22 -2018.
  • Perpetrator: The Israeli occupation army.
  • Victims: People of Wad Al-Malih.


The Israeli occupation machineries were seen land leveling 9 dunums on the entrance of Nahil military camp. Nahil military camp was established in the 70s on confiscated lands belong to the Latin Patriarch. In the same context, the Israeli occupation is adding more mobile rooms and ready-to-use residential structures to the camp. Noteworthy, the Israeli occupation troops claim that they evicted the camp one month ago.

Photos 1-5 : part of the expansion work in Nahil military camp.

Human-rights activist Aref Daraghmeh told LRC observer:

“There is an Israeli scheme to establish a new colony in Wad Al-Malih, Israeli troops have been evicting military camps in the area and handing them to colonial institutions, Recently Israeli troops were seen evicting Trestia and At-Tayasir military camps, and now “Nahil” is being evicted at the same time of adding new residential units into the camp”

Land Research Center sees Israel continuous expansion on colonies in the West Bank and Jerusalem at the expense of Palestinian and lands a flagrant violation of Human Rights and all international laws and conventions, which prohibit disposition of public properties in occupied countries. 

Security council resolution 242 year 1967:   Withdrawal of Israel armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict; and  Termination of all claims or states of belligerency and respect for and acknowledgement of the sovereignty, territoial integrity and political independence of every State in the area and their right to live in peace within secure and recognized boundaries free from threats or acts of force.

Security council resolution 446 year 1979:   Determines that the policy and practices of Israel in establishing settlements in the Palestinian and other Arab territories occupied since 1967 have no legal validity and constitute a serious obstruction to achieving a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East;

Security council resolution   452 year 1979: the resolution once again denounced Israel’s settlement activities  in territories occupied in 1976 including (East) Jerusalem, this activity constituting a violation of the Fourth Geneva convention, and called on Israel to cease planning and construction of settlements

Security council resolution 465 year 1980: calls to dismantle the existing settlements and in particular to cease, on an urgent basis, the establishment, construction and planning of settlements in the Arab territories occupied since 1967, including Jerusalem; Calls upon all States not to provide Israel with any assistance to be used specifically in connexion with settlements in the occupied territories;

Security council resolution 478 year 1980:  Censures in the strongest terms the enactment by Israel of the “basic law” on Jerusalem and the refusal to comply with relevant Security Council resolutions,Those States that have established diplomatic missions at Jerusalem to withdraw such missions from the Holy City.

Categories: Settlement Expansion