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Israeli forces notify to demolish, stop construction on residential structures in Hebron

HEBRON, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli forces distributed today notices to demolish a residential room and to stop the construction work on a residential dwelling in Masafer Yatta to the south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, according to a local activist.

Coordinator of the steadfastness and protection committee in Masafer Yatta, Fu’ad al-Amour told WAFA Israeli forces raided the village of Um al-Khair in Masafer Yatta area and handed a local resident a notice to demolish his 45-square-meters tin-sheet residential room, where he and his family reside.

Forces also handed another resident in Khirbet ad-Daqiqa to the east of Yatta a notice ordering him to stop the construction work on his 80-square-meters under construction dwelling.

According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Protection of Civilians Report covering the period between 30 June – 13 July 2020: “Thirty-one Palestinian-owned structures were demolished or seized for the lack of Israeli-issued building permits, displacing 13 people and affecting the livelihoods of more than 100 others.”

T.R.

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