Military notices target several houses in Qibya/ Ramallah governorate

Military notices target several houses in Qibya/ Ramallah governorate


  • Violation: Halt of work and demolition notices.
  • Location: Qibya village / Northwest Ramallah.
  • Date: January 7th 2020.
  • Perpetrators: Building and organization committee – The Israeli Occupation Civil Administration.
  • Victims: 4 families from the village.


The Israeli Occupation forces accompanied by a vehicle from the building and organization department in the civil administration raided Qibya village northwest Ramallah , and notified 4 buildings in the village on the pretext of building without licenses , the targeted houses are located in an area known of “Al-Ba’ana” west the village , 200 m away from the segregation and expansion wall.

The Occupation sets January 21st 2020 as the final date to conclude the licensing procedures , which is the same date of the building and organization committee in Beit El military court to decide the fate of the structures.

In the same context , the occupation targeted another house with a final demolition order , and gave the owner only one week to object before carrying out the demolition. The following table shows more information about the targeted structures:

Affected citizen

Family members

military notice type

Notice number

The targeted structure

Photo number

Raji Ajrab


Final demolition order


One floor and a basement with a total area of 175 m2 (inhabited)


Baher Nassir


Halt of work


One floor and a basement with a total area of 130 m2 (inhabited)


Faraj Ghaizan


Halt of work


One floor and a basement with a total area of 185 m2 (inhabited)


Mustafa Ghaizan


Halt of work


Two floors with a total area of 280 m2 (inhabited)








Source: firsthand field observation – Israeli violations monitoring section- Land research center , January 2020

Qibya village council head told LRC the following:

“The occupation already targeted 40 residential and agricultural facilities with halt of work orders , they also demolished four residences , a barracks (barn) and a greenhouse during the recent few years. Qibya’s small structural spot pushed people of the village to build in area C and made them exposed to the occupation’s demolition operations , the village have been demanding for an expansion since 1992 for its small structural area.”

The military notices target the following locations:

  • Al-Ba’ana area north west the village : 19 residential and agricultural facilities notified.
  • Al-Ma’asara area south the village: 10 houses notified.
  • Al-Hadab area east the village: 11 houses notified.

About Qibya:[1]

38.5 km west Ramallah , Qibya is surrounded by Shuqba (north) , the green line (west), Shuqba and Ni’lin (east) , and Badres and Ni’lin (south).

Qibya has a total population of (6090) people according to 2017 census.

The village has a total area of 4,896 dunums , of which 1,043 a structural area.

Qibya is penetrated by the segregation and expansion wall (560 m long) , the wall ate up 56 dunums , and isolated 66 dunums .

Oslo accords divided the town’s lands as the following:

  • Area A: NA
  • Area B : 1,076 dunums.
  • Area C : 3,820 dunums.

[1] GIS- LRC


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