Halt of Work notice for an Agricultural facility east Tarqumiya / Hebron governorate

Halt of Work notice for an Agricultural facility east Tarqumiya / Hebron governorate


  • Violation: Halt of Work Notice.
  • Date: March 26th 2020.
  • Location: At-Tayba – Tarqumiya town / Hebron governorate.
  • Perpetrators: The Israeli Occupation Civil Administration.
  • Victims: Noor Ad-Deen Eghrayib.


The Israeli Occupation Authorities halted work on an agricultural facility belongs to Nour Eghrayib , on the pretext of building without licenses.

Eghrayib told LRC:

“In March 26th 2020, An army patrol accompanied by a vehicle from the civil administration raided At-Tayba village , the inspection officer wrote the notice and hanged it on the targeted facility , then took pictures of it before withdrawing.”

In notice number (203461), the occupation authorities ordered the immediate stoppage of construction works and set May 4th 2020, as the date of the subcommittee session in Beit El military court to decide the fate of the structure.

Photo 1: Halt of work notice

The notice targets a facility (room) built of bricks and cement, with a total area of 27 m2 built late in 2019, and used as storage for agricultural tools.

Photo 2: The targeted room

Adora settlement is built on confiscated lands near by the targeted facilities, the occupation authorities are trying to push people to leave their lands, in order to facilitate confiscating it for future colonial expansion.

About Tarqumiya: [1] 

10 km to the west of Hebron city, Tarqumiya is edged by Beit Ula and Beit Kahil villages from the north,  Idhna village from the west, Taffuh village from the east and Dura village from the south.

Its population mounts up to 19,311  people (2017 census). Tarqumiya‘s total land area is 22,106 dunums, of which 2,117 dunums are considered the village’s built-up area.

Israeli colonies confiscated 948 dunums from Marda lands. Adora colony that was established in 1982 confiscated 442 dunums from the village. It is now home for 191 colonists.

As for Telem colony, it confiscated 506 dunums from Tarqumiya and is now home for 127 colonists.

The lands of Tarqumiya are classified according to Oslo Accords as the following:

  • 8,186 dunums (37%) are classified as area B
  • 13,920 dunums (63%) are classified as area C



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