Eviction order on 112 dunums of Ya’bad village / Jenin Governorate

Eviction order on 112 dunums of Ya’bad village / Jenin Governorate


  • Violation : Issuing an eviction order
  • Location : Ya’bad village / Jenin Governorate
  • Date: 30th of April 2019.
  • Perpetrator: The Israeli occupation civil administration.
  • Victims :heirs of Hussain Al-Khaleel.


Monday, July 2nd 2019 , found an eviction military order on a plot belongs to his late father and isolated behind the apartheid wall , the plot has an area of 112 dunums that the occupation claims an Israeli state property . The occupation authorities gave the owner only 30 days to return the land to its previous status.

‘Amarna told LRC reporter:

“My three brothers and I inherited a plot located in natural block 5 and pieces 12 and 13 , the plot was early registered as a Hashemite kingdom treasury , but in 1960 my father obtained a legal document proves the ownership of his land , in the 70s we planted 70  % of the land with olive trees. But after the construction of the segregation wall in 2000 , the occupation imposed restrictions  that made our access to the plot so difficult , and the result was that several trees weakened due to lack of care. Now , the occupation authorities claim that the land is an Israeli state property and is trying to deny us from access to the plot.”

Photos 1-3 : Barta’a military roadblock

Photo 4: surrounding lands turned into military bases

Photo 5: the military order

At the same time Israeli settlers are devouring more lands for settlement expansion and transform wide areas into military bases and training areas.

Noteworthy, there are wide areas of ‘Araba, Ya’abad and surrounding Bedouin communities that the occupation considers Israeli state property (6000 dunums), and the occupation imposes restriction on using them or cultivating them.

About Ya’bad village:

The village is located 18 km to the west of Jenin governorate. It is edged by the villages of Al-Khiljan, Al-Tarm, Al-Araqa, Imraiha and Khirbet Mas’oud, Zabda from the north, Qaffin village from the west, Al-Qaffriat village from the east and Arraba, Al-Nazla Al-Sharqiya and Baqa Al-Sharqiya from the south.

With a total land area of 29572 dunums, of which 1814 dunums are the built-up area, Ya’bad is inhabited by 16012 people (2017).

The occupation confiscated 1840 dunums from Ya’bad; the confiscation is clarified as follows:

  1. Israeli colonies confiscated 483 dunums for Mevo Dotan and Harmish.
  2. Bypass roads number (569 & 585) confiscated 1357 dunums.

The lands of Ya’bad are classified, according to Oslo Accords, as follows:

  • 1674 dunums are classified as area “A”
  • 8124 dunums are classified as area “B”
  • 19774 dunums are classified as area “C”


Prepared by

 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders