Tagged: Homelessness

Israel Demolishes 23 Homes in Hebron Area to Make Way for IDF Training Zones
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Israel Demolishes 23 Homes in Hebron Area to Make Way for IDF Training Zones

The Civil Administration in the West Bank on Tuesday demolished 23 homes and three outhouses in the southern Hebron hills villages of Jinba and Halawa. According to Israeli activists who reached Jinba by midday, shortly after the demolitions, 78 people had been living in the newly-built homes, including 60 children.

on February 3, 2016
Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Homes in Southern Hebron
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Homes in Southern Hebron

A number of Palestinian dwellings were demolished in the Masafer Yatta area of southern Hebron on Tuesday morning, locals told Ma'an. Ratib al-Jubour, a spokesperson for a local popular committee, said that "large numbers of Israeli occupation soldiers deployed in Masafer Yatta before bulldozers demolished a number of houses in the Janba, Halawa and al-Tabban areas."

on February 2, 2016
Israeli Forces Demolish 4 Bedouin Homes, Leaving 22 Homeless
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Demolish 4 Bedouin Homes, Leaving 22 Homeless

Israeli forces demolished four corrugated iron Bedouin homes in the occupied West Bank district of Ramallah on Monday, leaving 22 people homeless, locals said. The four homes were located in the Ein Ayub area between the villages of Ras Karkar and Deir Ammar, northwest of Ramallah city. Locals said Israeli military vehicles stormed the area from a bypass road...

on February 1, 2016
Short-circuited Lives: Why My Family is Facing Eviction From Our Home in the Old City of Jerusalem
Rafat Sub Laban

Short-circuited Lives: Why My Family is Facing Eviction From Our Home in the Old City of Jerusalem

For my entire life, 27 years, I have lived with the threat that I will be permanently evicted from my home in the Old City of Jerusalem. It’s a beautiful location, just 200 yards from the Dome of the Rock and offering an absolutely stunning view of the Old City’s holy sites. We have paid our rent. We have been good tenants. We have tried all legal means, including a Dec. 3 protest march, to stay in our home.

on January 24, 2016
Israel Issues 7 ‘Immediate’ Demolition Orders to Ramle-area Village
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Issues 7 ‘Immediate’ Demolition Orders to Ramle-area Village

Israeli authorities on Monday delivered home demolition orders to seven families in the Palestinian Bedouin village of Dahmash between the cities of Lod and Ramle in central Israel, locals told Ma'an. Arafat Ismail, the head of the village's popular committee, said the demolition orders were delivered by officials from the Emek Lod regional council's zoning and planning department, who arrived under Israeli police escort.

on December 8, 2015
Israeli Security Forces Continue Blasting Homes With HCJ Approval, Demolishing Other Nearby Homes…
B'Tselem

Israeli Security Forces Continue Blasting Homes With HCJ Approval, Demolishing Other Nearby Homes…

On the night of 3 December 2015, Israeli military forces entered Nablus and blew up the home of Ragheb ‘Aliewa’s wife and two-year-old son. ‘Aleiwa is accused of involvement in the attack in which Na’ama and Eitam Henkin were killed on 1 October 2015. The demolition was carried out subsequent to the 1 December 2015 ruling by the High Court of Justice (HCJ).

on December 7, 2015
Bedouin Child Starts School, but Loses Home
Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz

Bedouin Child Starts School, but Loses Home

The force swept into the Bedouin camp, did its demolition job and was gone within two hours. Crushed tin siding, scattered on the hillside and in the valley below, sways in the wind, its creaking sounds cutting through the deathly silence. Toddlers skitter about barefoot among the ruins, poking at them in the vain hope of unearthing some lost treasure.

on September 4, 2015
Israel Demolishes Over 30 West Bank Structures in Two Days, Leaving Dozens Homeless
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Israel Demolishes Over 30 West Bank Structures in Two Days, Leaving Dozens Homeless

The IDF’s Civil Administration in the West Bank left 127 Palestinians homeless in the last two days as a result of the largest-scale demolitions of homes in nearly three years. On Monday, the Civil Administration in the West Bank demolished 22 buildings, including huts used as dwellings and sheep pens, in four Bedouin communities near Ma’aleh Adumim.

on August 19, 2015
Civil Administration Destroys Homes Of 48 People In Jordan Valley, Including 31 Minors
B'tselem

Civil Administration Destroys Homes Of 48 People In Jordan Valley, Including 31 Minors

This morning, 18 Aug. 2015, Civil Administration and military representatives came to the village of Fasayil in the northern Jordan Valley, which has about 1,500 residents. Part of the village is defined as Area B and part as Area C. The forces demolished 17 structures: 10 residential tents and shacks, and the remainder for livestock rearing. The demolitions left 48 people homeless, including 31 minors.

on August 18, 2015
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