Eviction Notice for A Plot in Al-Khader\ Bethlehem

Eviction Notice for A Plot in Al-Khader\ Bethlehem


  • Violation : Halt of Work notice for a Palestinian farmer in Al-Khader.
  • Location: Baten Al-Ma’asi – Al-Khader town \ Bethlehem governorate.
  • Date: November 2nd 2020.
  • Perpetrators: The Israeli Occupation Forces.
  • Victims\ Affected Person: Citizen Mohammed Da’Dou’.


Monday morning, The Israeli Civil Administration gave an eviction notice for citizen Mohammed Da’dou’ on his plot in Baten Al-Ma’asi at Al-Khader , under claims that the plot is registered as a state property.

The notice numbered 001427 , ordered the stoppage of works in the plot within 45 days and evict it , the owner may also object within 45 days.

The targeted plot has a total area of 3 dunums , and the occupation built  the illegal colony Giva’at Itamar on confiscated lands nearby the plot.

 Iyad Issa from Al-Khader Municipality told LRC:

“The owner found the notice under a stone in the plot, and the whole area of Baten Al-Ma’asi is witnessing a vicious attack from the Israeli occupation and colonists , while they already seized vast areas of lands from Al-Khader for their expansionist projects.”

According to the map attached to the military order , the plot is adjacent to Giva’at Itamar colony , which reflects the occupation’s intention to empty the land for future colonial expansion.

The Israeli Occupation is trying to seize Palestinian lands to provide facilitations for Israeli colonists who illegally control lands and live in the West Bank. Noting that, confiscation of lands is a violation of international Law , but the occupation ignores this fact, and continuously seeks to control more Palestinian lands.

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About Al-Khader village:[1]

Al-Khader village is located 4 km from the western side of Bethlehem, it is bordered by Beit Jala and Batir from the north, Hussan and Nahaleen villages from the west, Aldoha, Wadi Rahhal, Beit Jala villages from the east, and Wadi Al-Nees from the south. Its population is 11960 people in 2017. Its gross area is 8,279 donums; 184 of them are the construction area.

The Israeli colonies have despoils 29 donums from the village’s lands; two are colonies existed upon a part of the lands. The first one ” Efrat” was constructed in 1979 A.D; they have usurped 5.8 donums, and its population 7037 colonists. The second one ” Nafy Danial” eas constructed on 1982A.D; they have usurped 23 donums, and its population is 1073 colonists. A part of which is established upon the village’s lands.

The bypass roads number 60 and 375 also despoiled more than 487 donums. In addition to establishing the apartheid upon its lands which causes the demolishing of 280 donums and isolating of 5638 donums behind it. The length of this apartheid existing upon the village’s land is 2,805 meters.

The village’s lands are classified in accordance with Oslo concord into areas( A,B ,C). Area A composes 10% , Area B 6%, Area C is the greatest area and it is under the total occupation domination, and it composes 84% from the total area. The areas are clarified in donums as following:

  • Area A (808) donums
  • AreaB (475) donums
  • Area C(6,996) donums



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