The Israeli occupation troops confiscate lands in Jit town for security claims – Qalqilya governorate.

The Israeli occupation troops confiscate lands in Jit town for security claims – Qalqilya governorate.

Violation: Israeli occupation forces take over lands in Jit town for Security claims.

Location: Jit town- Qalqilya governorate.

Perpetrator: The Israeli occupation army.

Victims: Farmers from jit village.

Description: The Israeli occupation army commander issued a military order to confiscate 2.48 dunums of Jit lands in Qalqilya for security claims.

The military order (18/19/MD) gave 45 days for citizens who find themslves affected to object in the Israeli court.

The targeted area is in natural block 3 adjacent to bypass 55.

The targeted lands belong to Naser Yamin, Jamal Yamin, Abdul Raheem As-Sadeh and heirs of Abdullah Mahmoud.

Jamal Yamin head of Jit rural council said that the occupation troops attempt to grab more lands of Jit town. according to the military order, the targeted area is adjacent to the military watch point and the bypass road that links illegal settlements “Yizhar and Kedummim” , this reveals an Israeli scheme to develop the infrastructure of the watch point.


Jit – an Overview:[1]

Jit is located 23 km to the east of Qalqiliya city and is located under the jurisdictions of Qalqiliya Governorate.

The village residences are placed over two parallel mountains overlooking the main road connecting Nablus and Qalqiliya. Jit is surrounded by various Palestinian communities including Surra and Tal (east), Far’ata. Al Funduq, Immatin, and Hijja (south), Qusin and Kafr Kaddum (north). It is also edged by the expanding Israeli colony of Kadummim.

Its total area is 6353 dunums including 232 dunums of built up area.

The Israeli Occupation confiscated more than 1200 of the village lands for colonial expansion purposes including the expansion of Kadummim and Gil’ad Zohar colonial nucleus. Such colonial entities cause day-to-day suffering to surrounding Palestinian population because of the Israeli army measures in addition to the daily aggressions committed by the colonists. Such attacks included attacks against agricultural fields and farmers.

it is inhabited, according to the latest statistics in 2017, by round 2405 people.


Categories: Military Orders