Halt of Work Notices for an Electricity Network and a Cistern in Deir Samit / West Hebron

Halt of Work Notices for an Electricity Network and a Cistern in Deir Samit / West Hebron


  • Violation: Halt of Work Notices.
  • Date: October 31st 2021.
  • Location: Deir Samit – Dura town / Hebron Governorate.
  • Description: The Israeli Civil Administration.
  • Victims: Citizen Isaac Al-Hroub.


Sunday, October 31st 2021, The Israeli Occupation Authorities served halt of work notices on the pretext of building without a license in Deir Samit west Hebron Governorate.

A Vehicle belongs to the building and organization department accompanied by the Israeli civil administration raided the area , and arrived to Beit Ba’er , the building inspector wrote the notices and hanged them on the structures.

The notices targeted structures belong to citizen Isaac Al-Hroub , here are some details:

  • Notice number (31885): The notice Targeted : a water harvesting cistern constructed in 2020 and provides water for about 15 dunums , the cistern has a storage capacity of (70 m3) . And, a baton floor around the cistern. In addition to an outdoor bathroom built of bricks with a total area of 3 m2 the owner had installed in his plot.

Notice 31885 which targets a cistern and its surrounding

Photos 1-3: The targeted facilities


  • Notice number (31884): The notice Targeted an electricity network about (500 m) that provides electricity for Al-Hroub and some of his neighbors. Noting that the area is near the Annexation and Expansion Wall , and a large part of its land was devoured by the wall.

Notice number 31884 which targets the electricity network


In the notice, the occupation authority ordered the immediate stoppage of construction workson the pretext of building without a license , and sat November 24th 2021 as the date of the inspection subcommittee in Beit El military court to decide the fate of the structure.

Deir Samit :[1]

13 kilometer south west of Hebron, Deir Samit is surrounded by As Sumaya (north), Tarusa and Dura (east), Beit Awwa and Wadi Abed (south). It has a population of 8114 people according to statistics conducted in 2017. Deir Samit has a total area of 22273 dunums, 717 of which are built-up area of the town.

Two colonies are built on Deir Samit lands. The first one is Mirshalim  and it confiscated 40.5 dunums. The second is Negohot which was built in 1982 and devoured 112 dunums of the village. It is inhabited by 134 colonists. Moreover, bypass road number 3265 which serves Jewish colonists only confiscated 413 dunums of the land. Let alone the Apartheid Wall that devoured 414 dunums and isolated 350 dunums. The Wall is 4143meters long.

According to Oslo Accords, 54% of Deir Samit lands is under Area B (PA is in charge of civil matters with Israel responsible for security) while 46% is under Area C (Israel maintains full security and administrative control).




Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Military Orders