Final Demolition Order in Susiya village / South Yatta – Hebron Governorate

Final Demolition Order in Susiya village / South Yatta – Hebron Governorate


  • Violation: Final halt of work order for a residence.
  • Date: October 5th 2021.
  • Location: Susiya village / south Yatta – Hebron Governorate.
  • Perpetrators: The Israeli so-called Civil Administration.
  • Victims: Family of Mohammed Nawaja’a.


Tuesday, October 5th 2021, The Occupation Authorities issued halt of work and demolition order for citizen Mohammed Nawaja’a on the pretext of building without a license in Susiya village South Yatta town, Hebron Governorate.

About 11:00 am, a vehicle belongs to the building and organization department in the Civil Administration raided the area, and the so-called building inspector wrote the notices hanged them on the wall and took pictures of them before withdrawing.

The Demolition order number (31535) was entitled (final halt of work and demolition order) and ordered the immediate stoppage of construction works and demolish what was built.

Demolition order number 31535 which targets citizen Mahmoud An-Nawaja’a house

The targeted house is still under construction, built of bricks without a ceiling, with a total area of 40 m2, and was supposed to be a home for a family of 4 among them two children.

August 11th 2020, the occupation authorities issued halt of work notice for the residence. At the time they handed the notice, the occupation confiscated many properties including tools, construction materials, mixer, and steel sheets. The notice reportedly sat September 2nd 2020, as the date of the inspection subcommittee session in Beit El military court to decide the fate of the structure.

An-Nawaja’a halted work at the house after the occupation confiscated construction, and it now lies under demolition threats.

Photo 1: The targeted house in August 11th 2020

Photo 2: The targeted house after receiving the notice

With a total population of 300 inhabitants, Susiya village is reported to be under the threat of forcible displacement, taking into consideration that the Israeli colony of Susiya founded in the area is constantly expanding at the expense of Palestinian lands.

Noteworthy, The Israeli settlers established “Susiya” illegal settlement in 1983, on confiscated lands from the Palestinian hamlet of Susiya that originally owned by several Palestinian families.

The Israeli occupation authorities ban establishing a new infrastructure, rehabilitating roads and providing the area with power and water. This step is taken to push people to leave the area.


Prepared by
 The Land Research Center





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