Eviction notice for 10 dunums – Immatin village / East Qalqilya

Eviction notice for 10 dunums – Immatin village / East Qalqilya


  • Violation:  Eviction notice for 10 dunums.
  • Location: Immatin village / East Qalqilya.
  • Date: July 6th 2020.
  • Perpetrator : The Israeli Occupation governmental properties department – the Civil Administration.
  • Victims: Farmer Ahmad Hussain.


 Monday, July 6th 2020, the Israeli occupation forces served a military notice attached by a map , targeting a (10 dunums) plot in Immatin , east Qalqilya. The targeted plot is precisely located in Khallet Qateshas , natural block 7 of Immatin lands.

The served military order is numbered (001279) , the occupation claims that the targeted land is an “Israeli Governmental  property” of which Palestinians are not allowed to cultivate , the occupation gave the owner 45 days to return the plot to its previous status , before it carries out the eviction itself and makes the owner pay the costs.


Farmer Ahmad Hussain told LRC:

“Emmanuel settlement is built on confiscated lands close to my plot, which made me a target of daily Israeli assaults. 7 years ago, I planted my plot with olive trees, but Israeli fanatic colonists set fire to the trees and polluted the plot with Synthetic waste , then I planted the plot with olive saplings during the last 6 years , each time they uprooted them , today I received an eviction order , which I know is not about land usage , but the occupation authorities want to annex it to the industrial area.”

About Immatin Village[1]

The village of Immatin is located 20 km to the east of Qalqilya. It is edged by Qalqiliya city from the east, Kfar Qaddum from the north, Al-Funduq from the west , Fartaa and Jit from the north and Deir Istiya from the south.

It has a population of 2,755 until 2017. It has a total area of ​​7,346 dunums, of which 306 dunums are built-up area.

The Israeli occupation forces confiscated 311 dunums of the village’s lands as follows:

  •  Emmanuel  colony looted (160) dunums from the village lands
  • The bypass road number 55 confiscated about 30 dunums from the lands
  • The apartheid wall seized 121 dunms for its construction
  • Classification of land according to the Oslo agreement for the village:
  • Areas classified B are (3,940) dunms.
  • Areas classified areas C are (3,406) dunums.

When completed, the wall in Immatin will be 4,582 meters and will confiscate and isolate  a total of 2,675 dunums.



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