The Israeli Occupation Halts Work on a Car Wash in Jit Village / Qalqilya

The Israeli Occupation Halts Work on a Car Wash in Jit Village / Qalqilya


  • Violation: Halt of Work Notice for a Car Wash facility.
  • Location: Jit Village / East Qalqilya.
  • Date: April 19th 2021.
  • Perpetrators: The building inspector at the Israeli Civil Administration.
  • Victims: Yousif Suwan.


Monday April 19th 2021, The So-called building inspector at the Israeli Civil Administration raided the northern entrance of Jit village east Qaqlilya, and hanged a halt of work military order on a car wash facility near bypass “55”. The targeted structure belongs to citizen Yousif Suwan (31) from Amatin village.

According to the notice number (30571) the occupation set May 5th 2021, as the date of the building and organization session in Beit El military court, to decide the fate of the structure.

The Car Wash is a Baton floor with a total area of 110 m2, surrounded by plastic sheets and a zinc room (9 m2) used as a store for tools.

Photos 1+2: The targeted Car Wash

Notice number 30571 that targets a car wash

Citizen Suwan supports a family of (4, 2 of them are children), and he depends on the car wash to provide for his family at this time of high rates of unemployment. Life is getting harder and harder at Jit village after the Occupation devoured vast areas of lands and closed off many others.

Jit village:[1]

Jit is located 25 km east Qalqilya , and bordered by Qousin and Kafr Qadoum (north), Kafr Qadoum (west) , Surra (east) and Fara’ata and Imatin (south).

Jit has a population of (2405) people until 2017 censes.

Jit is blocked  by “Kedumim Tzifun” and “Jeva’at Hamarkaziz” illegal settlements (north) , “Kedumim” and “Jit” illegal settlements(west) , the settlements were built on confiscated Palestinian lands.

Bypass roads 55 and 60 devoured 378 dunums of the town’s lands.

The segregation wall plan, in case it was implemented , will devour (787) dunums under its route, isolate (292) dunums and be (2871) m long.

Oslo accords divided the village lands as the following:

B area : 2,155 dunums.

C area: 4,198 dunums.





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