The Israeli Occupation threatens to demolish family home of prisoner Ahmad Qamba’a

The Israeli Occupation threatens to demolish family home of prisoner Ahmad Qamba’a


  • Violation: A notice of demolition for security claims.
  • Location: Jenin City.
  • Date: January 12th 2020.
  • Perpetrator: The Israeli Occupation Forces.
  • Victims: Family of Prisoner Ahmad Qamba’a.

Description :

Reportedly, Prisoner Ahmad Qumba’a’s father Jamal was informed through their lawyer from HaMoked Israeli Human Rights NGO that the Israeli occupation passed a resolution to demolish the family home once again, after they demolished it the first time in 2018. Ahmad Qamba’a is accused by the Israeli occupation of being involved in killing a Rabbi Settler from Yitzhar illegal settlement, after Ahmad’s Family were left homeless due to the demolition operation, volunteers from Jenin raised funds from locals to rebuild the house in summer 2019 , the now targeted house has an area of 220 m2    and built on a 800 m2  plot.

Noteworthy, as a part of the collective punishment for families of martyrs and prisoners who are accused of carrying out attacks against Israelis, Israeli prohibit reconstructing the demolished houses for security claims.

The targeted house is a home for a family of 7 (Ahmad’s parents , 4 brothers and a sister).

LRC observes that the occupation demolition policy is a collective punishment practiced against families of martyrs and prisoners. The occupation claims that these are policies to stop Palestinians from practicing any sort of resistance against the occupation or illegal settlers. On the other hand, settlers commit crimes constantly against Palestinians, like burning Ad-Dawabsha family, and run over Palestinian women and children with their cars especially in areas close to the settlements, cutting and uprooting thousands of trees yearly other than stealing lands for colonial expansion, all these assaults are protected by the Israeli army , while Palestinians who try to defend their properties and children are subjected of solo and collective punishments, Israeli occupation even unjustifiably accuse Palestinians of resistance in case they needed to demolish their homes for their colonial projects.


Prepared by

 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders