Israeli forces have demolished a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank, leaving 41 children – including 41 children – homeless, who have been forcibly displaced for years. United Nations.
Excavation by military vehicles Filmed Kirbet approaches Hamza, flattening or smashing tents, shacks, animal shelters, toilets and solar panels.
“These are the most vulnerable communities in the West Bank,” the UN said. Humanitarian Coordinator Yvonne Hell said To the occupied Palestinian territory.
Three-quarters of the community lost shelter during the operation on Tuesday, making it the largest forced evacuation incident in more than four years, he said. However, with the number of structures destroyed, 76, this test is the largest demolition in the last decade, he added.
Wednesday, families from the village The shooting was seen through their wrecked belongings In the wind, some of the first rains of the year arrive on the same day. UN Posted a photo A bed and cot in the open desert.
The village is one of several pedoin and sheep communities in the Jordan Valley, subject to Israeli declared military training “firing zones,” and despite being within Palestinian territories, people there often face demolition of a building without Israeli permission.
“Palestinians can never get such permits,” Hell said. “The demolition is an important way to create an environment in which Palestinians can be forced to flee their homes,” he said. Israel “Serious violations” of international law.
Nearly 700 structures have been demolished across the West Bank and East Jerusalem by 2020, leaving 869 Palestinians homeless in any year since 2016, he said.
The Israeli civilian administration, an organization working to carry out the occupation, said it had taken “enforcement action” against seven tents and eight illegally built pens in the firing range in the Jordan Valley.
Those figures are from the UN. Conflicting with the report and a site report by the main Israeli human rights group Ptelem, the troops destroyed 18 tents and 11 families, 29 tents and barns used as enclosures, three storage sheds, nine tents as kitchens, 10 small toilets, 10 animal pens, 23 , Two solar panels and feeding and watering tanks for livestock.
Israeli forces destroyed 30 tons of food for livestock and confiscated a vehicle and two tractors belonging to three residents.
“And as part of its efforts to seize Palestinian land, Israel routinely demolishes Palestinian homes and property,” said P’Selim spokesman Amit Kluts.
“But it is very rare to wipe out an entire community at once, and it seems like Israel is using what everyone else’s attention is now placed elsewhere to move forward with this inhumane act,” he said.
Israel captured the West Bank from Jordanian forces in 1967 and continues to control and occupy the area, although the Palestinians have limited autonomy to small areas.
The country’s toughest prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he wants to annex large occupied territories Palestinian Territories, Including the Jordan Valley The project was temporarily “suspended” as part of an agreement With the United Arab Emirates.