Series of House Demolitions in West Bank

Posted 28th July 2012, by & filed under Area C, Bethlehem, Civil administration, Demolitions, East Jerusalem, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, IDF, International Advocacy.

On 14 April 2010, the Israeli Defense Forces demolished multiple homes and commercial structures throughout the West Bank, indicating that a recent lull in demolitions may be coming to an end. In the village of Al Khadr in the Bethlehem Governorate, a two-storey home that housed a family of nine people, including a one year… Read more »

Demolition orders target human rights defenders in An Nabi Saleh

Posted , by & filed under Civil administration, Demolitions, First Intifada, Home Demolitions, ICAHD Staff, Ramallah.

The Israeli Civil Administration issued eight demolition orders against homes in the village of An Nabi Salih (Ramallah District) on Thursday 10 June 2010. The demolitions will affect more than 40 people, and at least 25 are at risk of displacement.   An Nabi Salih was targeted during the 1st intifada for demolitions, with 4… Read more »

Wave of Demolitions in Jerusalem, Jordan Valley & South Hebron

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Following the demolitions and evictions in East Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley yesterday, this morning the Civil Administration accompanied by large Army and Border Police forces demolished a mosque in the Jordan Valley and several structures in the South Hebron Hills.   Yesterday the Ministry of Interior demolished a Palestinian home in A Thuri, East… Read more »

Demolitions Continue this week in East Jerusalem & Jordan Valley

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The Jerusalem Municipality demolished 4 structures across East Jerusalem yesterday. A home and a print workshop were demolished in Isawiya, sparking conflict with local youth and closure of the neighborhood for several hours. The home was incomplete and intended to house a family of 8. The Municipality demolished another, uninhabited home in Ras Khamees and… Read more »

Bedouin Communities in the Jerusalem Periphery Facing Imminent Threat of Forced Displacement

Posted , by & filed under Civil administration, Demolition orders, Itay Epshtain, Jerusalem Periphery, Maale Adumim.

A new wave of demolition orders, stop-building orders, property confiscations, settler harassment and multiple warnings of imminent eviction by the Israeli Civil Administration has rendered Bedouin communities in the Jerusalem periphery exhausted of alternative coping strategies. They are now appealing for international protection to resist forced displacement and relocation.   Groups most immediately at risk… Read more »