Illegal Colonists Destroy Agricultural Structures in Kafr Ad-Dik / Salfit Governorate

Illegal Colonists Destroy Agricultural Structures in Kafr Ad-Dik / Salfit Governorate


  • Violation: Sabotaging an agricultural room.
  • Location: Dhohor Soboh – Kafr Ad-Dik town / Salfit governorate.
  • Date: February 13th 2022.
  • Perpetrators: colonists of ‘Eli Zehav , and Bruchin.
  • Victims: Five farmers’ family.


Sunday, February 3rd 2022, A group of ‘Eli Zehav and Bruchin sabotaged five agricultural rooms belong to citizens Hatim, Farrah, and ‘Ali Qassim Ahmed, Najeh Ahmed, and heirs of the late Jameel Ahmed from Kafr Ad-Dik town west Salfit, in an area known as Khallet Al-Qameh.

One of the owners, Citizen ‘Ali Ahmed told LRC:

“Illegal colonists sneaked to our land in “Khallet Al-Qameh” and wreaked havoc to several agricultural structures, dismantles doors, smashed bathrooms and floors, and cut water providers.”

Another owner, citizen Najeh Harb told LRC:

“Colonists destroyed solar panels, smashed windows, and destroyed an agricultural room belongs to heirs of  the late Jameel Hussain , in Susiya north  the town.”

Noteworthy, people of Kafr Ad-Dik build small rooms in their farmlands, to sleep there at night and try to protect them from colonist’s assaults, and have a safe store for their agricultural tools.

Kafr Ad-Dik:[1]

Kafr ad Dik is located 15 km to the west of Salfit. It is surrounded by Bidya (north), Rafat and Deir Ballut (west), Bruqin and Sarta (east), and Bani Zaid villages (south).

Kafr ad Dik has a population of 4553 people, according to a 2007 census.

Its total area is 15529 dunums; however, it has been suffocated by bypasses and 3 Israeli colonies that lay over its lands.

This has further limited its expansion knowing that it had already had a 791-dunum organizational plan (built-up area); it also isolated the village from its surroundings.

The Israeli occupation confiscated 2477 dunums of Kafr ad Dik lands for the benefit of:

Colonies devoured 1225 dunums, and they are:

Name of colony

Year of construction

Area of confiscated land/ dunum

Number of colonists

Har Eli Zahav




Eli Zahav- Yoezer















*Source: Field Research- Monitoring Israeli Violations Team- Land Research Centre (LRC).

Bypasses stole 362 dunums

The Apartheid Wall seized 890 dunums and isolated 8824 dunums and is expected to be 8905 long in Kafr ad Dik lands.

Lands of Kfar ad-Dik are categorized according to Oslo Accords into lands under Area B (15% of the lands) and lands under Area C (85% of the lands).

General View of Kafr Ad-Dik



Prepared by
 The Land Research Center

Categories: Settlers Attacks