Archive for the ‘demolition order’ tag
All houses in the small Palestinian village of Arab ar Ramadin are under demolition orders. The village is located in Area C, on the Israeli side of the separation wall. Village inhabitants are separated from their lands and other Palestinian villages in the vicinity. Since no shops, employment opportunities or medical services are available in the village in the village, inhabitants are forced to pass Israeli military checkpoints several times every day.
Ramat-HaNegev Regional Council has issued stop-work and demolition orders against infrastructure work for the tent city being built in the south to house thousands of asylum seekers. Head of Council Shmulik Rifman said that “the work started as a result of improper conduct by the Ministry of Defense, which started the work without the proper permits, and therefore we issued the demolition order.”
(Hebrew - Ynet)
The Jerusalem City Hall yesterday issued demolition orders for seven buildings in the neighborhood of Al Bustan in Silwan, in which the Mayor Nir Barkat plans to construct the King’s Garden project.
(Hebrew - Haaretz)
The Israel Nature and Parks Authority razed a complex including a playground, community center and cafe in Silwan, East Jerusalem.
Settlers from the Ramat Gilad outpost are in negotiations with the Ministry of Defense in an attempt to reach an agreement by which seven mobile homes for which a demolition order has been issued will be moved to a different location and will not be demolished.
The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s weekly Protection of Civillians Report claims Israel demolished 13 Palestinian-owned structures in Suseya in the Hebron governorate due to lack of building permits. Additionally, a residential tent and an animal shelter were demolished in the village of Umm Salamuna in the Bethlehem governorate after demolition orders were issued. Furthermore, Israel issued orders to halt construction on residential structures belonging to 50 Bedouin families living in the vicinity of Al ‘Eizariya in the Jerusalem governorate. Israeli forces also uprooted tens of saplings belonging to Palestinians in An Nabi Samwil in the Jerusalem governorate.
Israel Land Administration (ILA) and Border Patrol forces demolished a significant part of the Neighborhood 68, on Helen Keller street, Lod. More than 80 people, including 51 children, were made homeless. No alternative accommodation was provided, despite the heavy rains. The demolition orders were issued at 2 a.m. by court order, pursuant to the claim that the homes were constructed illegally on ILA lands. Seven households were destroyed, sewage infrastructure was torn out of the ground, and water and electricity connections disconnected. (Hebrew)
The Civil Administration has issued a demolition order for a taboun oven belonging to Bedouins living in Umm Al-Heir, in South Hebron Mountain. The taboun serves 12 families which live at that location, and the Civil Administration’s action was taken after a long campaign of pressure on behalf of residents of the nearby settlement, “Carmel”. (Hebrew)
The municipality of Jerusalem demands (Hebrew) that the protest tent of the residents of Al Bustan neighborhood, in Silwan in eastern Jerusalem, be evicted. The court has permitted the owners to delay the demolishing of the tent until June 2011, but the municipality now went to court again, asking that the delaying order be cancelled.