Halt of Work notice for an agricultural facility in Jayyous / Qalqilya governorate

Halt of Work notice for an agricultural facility in Jayyous / Qalqilya governorate


  • Violation: Halt of work notices.
  • Location: Jayyous town/ Qalqilya governorate.
  • Date: October 11th 2020.
  • Perpetrators: The Israeli Occupation Civil Administration.
  • Victims: Farmer Ayoub Al-Haj Ali.


Sunday , October 11th 2020 , The Inspection officer in the Israeli occupation civil administration raided Jayyous lands behind the apartheid wall , and hanged a halt of work notice , on an agricultural room built of bricks (20 m2), belongs to Ayoub Al-Haj ‘Ali from Qalqilya city.

According to Notice number (30220), the occupation set November 4th 2020, as the date of the subcommittee session in Beit El military court to decide the fate of the structure.

Notice number 30220 which targets an agricultural room

Photo 1 : The location of the targeted room

According to Jayyous municipality, the structure is located in natural block (7077) plot 45 of Jayyous lands , about 900 m away from Zufim settlement , the targeted structure is used as a store for agricultural tools , and a resting place for farmers while working in their land.

Recently, the occupation authorities shown a clear intention to Annex those lands to Zufim settlement, represented in issuing eviction notices under claims of using a governmental property, and prohibit building irrigation networks behind, in addition to imposing many other arbitrary policies that serve the occupation’s agenda, despite the hardship, Jayyous farmers remained steadfast in their lands.


Jayyous is located 10 km to the northeast of Qalqiliya city and is edged Falamya village from the north,   Zufin colony the west, Khirbet Jabir from the east and Izbet Al-Tayeb from the south.

Its population mounts to 3731 (2014 census) people who live on a total land of 10,925 dunums, of which 418 dunums are considered the village’s built-up area.

Israeli colonies confiscated 724 dunums from Jayyous lands. Zufin colony that was established in 1990 is founded on confiscated lands from the village.

The apartheid wall is founded on 1045 dunums from the area and was reported to isolate 6,496 dunums behind its construction. The lands of Jayyous hamlet are classified according to Oslo Accords as the following:

  • 3128 dunums (29%) are classified as area B
  • 7707 dunums (71%) are classified as area C




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