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Halt of Work notices for 11 residences and Facilities in Shuqba / Ramallah governorate

2021-03-21

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Violation: Halt of work notices for houses and facilities.

Location: Khallet Mtawe’a - Shuqba village/ Ramallah governorate.

Date: March 21st 2021.

Perpetrators: The Israeli Civil Administration.

Victims: 11 families from the village.

Description:

Sunday morning, March 21st 2021, the Israeli Occupation authorities raided the eastern neighborhood of Shuqba village (Khallet Mtawe’a) , and notified 11 houses and facilities on the pretext of building without a license.

The Occupation authorities ordered the immediate stoppage of construction works and set April 7th 2021, as the date of the subcommittee session in Beit El military court to decide the fate of the structure.

The following table shows more information about the damages:

Affected citizen

Family embers

Children under 18

Military order number

Type of the building

Status of the building

Area m2

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Rassim Mtawe’a

9

4

31134

Commercial stores

Under construction

300

1

basement

Under construction

300

Mohammed Qadah

5

1

31133

Two-floors house

Under construction

240

2

basement

Under construction

120

Tareq Qadah

10

4

31141

Two-floors house

Under construction

200

3

Yousif Qadah

5

2

31142

wall

--

600

4

Abdelwahab Qadah

9

4

31135

Agricultural services room

used

24

5

Abdullah Nayef

3

1

31136

residence

Under construction

90

6

Mohammed Thabet

4

2

N/A

residence

Under construction

220

7

‘Ali Qadah

7

4

31137

Two-floors house

Under construction

260

8

Ghassan Hassan

7

3

31139

wall

--

100

9

Hani Al-Masri

5

3

31138

residence

inhabited

160

10

Ziad Hassan

2

-

N/A

residence

Under construction

120

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66

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Click here for the military orders. 

During the past five years, Khallet Mtawe’a area witnessed several attacks represented in destroying agricultural rooms and agricultural facilities. Nevertheless, the occupation targeted the village playground which is considered the only escape for people of the village; about 29 facilities and residences received halt of work and demolition notices.

Shuqba village is 24 km north Ramallah, the surface of the village outline is 1320 dunums out of 51 thousand dunums (the village total area) . As a result, people of the village are forced to build outside the outline, which exposes them to the Occupation demolition threats.

About Shuqba village :[1]

34 km north west Ramallah , Shuqba is bordered by Aboud (north) , Al-Qubaiba and the green line (west) , Deir Abu Masha’al (east) and Shabtin (south).

Shuqba has a total population of (5,459) people according to 2017 census.

The village has a total area of 13,495 dunums, of which 979 dunums are a built up area for Aj-Jalama.

The occupation confiscated 613 dunums for the following purposes:

1- Bypass 446 ate up (335) dunums.

2- The apartheid wall (2780 m) ate up (278) dunums , and isolated

(1390) dunums.

Oslo accords divided Shuqba lands as the following:

– B area : 1208 dunums.

– C area : 12,287 dunums.


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This report was prepared as part of Secure Palestinian Land & Housing Rights project activities

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