Israel to construct 383 new colonial units in Hebron

Israel to construct 383 new colonial units in Hebron


The Israeli newspaper “Haaretz” wrote in their issue published in 27/12/2018, that the Israeli authorities ratified the construction of (1450) colonial units in West Bank.

 Haaretz pointed out that the civil administration ratified the construction of the new colonial units, and that there are about 13 new plans to construct new buildings in Israel8i illegal colonies in West Bank.

It turned out that the Israeli occupation authorities have agreed to the construction of (289) colonial units in Hebron governorate, and is preparing an organizational plan to construct (94) colonial units in “Haggai” colony which is built on confiscated lands south Hebron.

Hereinafter the names of colonies that the occupation’s authorities will expand in Hebron Governorate:

  1. Karmei Tzur: which is a colony constructed in 1984, on confiscated lands from Halhul and Beit Ummar, North Hebron governorate. the occupation’s government is planning to construct about 120 residential units in Karmei Tzur.
  2. Adora : which is a colony constructed in 1984 , on confiscated lands west Tarqumiya . The occupation’s intention is to build 16 residential units in Adora.
  3. Metzad: which is a colony constructed in 1983, on confiscated lands from Sa’ir and Ash-Shuyukh east Hebron. The occupation’s intention is to build new 16 residential units in Metzad.
  4. Teneh Omarim: Which is a colony constructed in 1984 , on confiscated lands from Adh-Dhaheriya south Hebron. The occupation’s intention is to build 135 new residential units in Teneh Omarim. The following table shows more information about the settlements that the occupation plans to expand:



Lands’ ownership

Number of new units to be constructed


Karmei Tzur

Halhul and Beit Ummar








Sa’ir and Ash-Shuyukh



Teneh Omarim

Adh- Dhahiriya



Legal Feedback:

The constringing policy  by the Israeli occupation authorities   of confiscating Palestinian lands in order to  build illegal random outposts and settlements can only be regarded as a violation of all  international conventions  and agreements like:

The Geneva Fourth convention relative to the protection of civilian persons in the times of war:

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.


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