Threats to demolish Martyr Salah Al-Barghuthi’s  family home / Ramallah governorate

Threats to demolish Martyr Salah Al-Barghuthi’s  family home / Ramallah governorate
  • Violation: threats to demolish martyr Salah Al-Barghuthi’s family home.
  • Location: Kubar village , North West Ramallah.
  • Date: 06/02/2019.
  • Perpetrator: The Israeli occupation army.
  • Victims: Family of Martyr Salah Al-Barghuthi.


The Israeli occupation military commander in 06 Feb 2019 , issued a demolition  military order targeting martyr Salah Al-Barghuthi (29) from Kubar north  west Ramallah for security claims.

Noteworthy, Martyr Salah Al-Barghuthi was shot in cold blood by the occupation troops close to Sarda cross road in 9 – Dec 2019, after accusing him of opening fire towards a bus station in “Ofra” illegal settlement.

The targeted apartment (190 m2)  is a part of a 2 floor building, inhabited by the martyr’s parents and his brothers Assef and Mohammad , noteworthy,  the whole family is arrested in the Israeli jails.

Photos 1-3: the building that contains the threatened apartment


The Israeli occupation collective punishment policies .. 66 houses are detonated for security claims!!

Since Al-Quds uprising of 2015 until the date of this report, Israeli Occupation Forces demolished 66 residences, of which 12 were demolished in 2018. Demolitions were carried out as a collective punishment on the families of those accused of resisting the Israeli occupation. 333 persons including 121 children were rendered homeless as a result. Closing and detonating houses also caused 64 residence to get partially damaged and uninhabitable.

The graph illustrates the number of demolished residences on the claim of “Security Purposes”
in West Bank and East Jerusalem since October 2015 until December 31, 2016

It should be marked that the order was issued in reference to the British Emergency Law for the year 1945, taking into consideration that this law was abolished. “Confiscation and demolition” according to article 119 of the law indicates that it is not allowed to re-construct in the demolition location. The body of the article is as follows:

The policy of home demolition has a very negative impact on the psychology of kids and women. Witnessing the destruction of one’s residence is unbearable and traumatizing. Such acts undermine human values and rights.


Categories: Military Orders