In the morning hours of Thursday, 24 June 2021, Civil Administration personnel escorted by soldiers and equipped with a bulldozer came to the area of Badu a-Mu’arrajat-East, where the settlement of Mevo'ot Jericho was established. They destroyed a tin structure with a concrete floor that served as a food kiosk and was owned by a resident of the community. The forces also uprooted the kiosk’s road sign and disconnected the structure from electricity. On 16 June 2021, the Civil Administration had issued the kiosk owner a demolition order.
The owner built the kiosk in February 2021 to support his family, which includes six minors.
On 12 June 2021, at around 9:00 A.M., Civil Administration personnel came with a military, Israel Police and Border Police escort, as well as a crane truck, to the community of Badu al-Mu’arrajat (Dar Faza’) in the Jordan Valley. The forces dismantled and confiscated three tents that were home to two families numbering 17 people in total, including 9 children. They also demolished a livestock pen belonging to one of the families.
On 7 June 2021, the Civil Administration dismantled and confiscated residential structures three kilometers south of the community, leaving 37 people, including 24 minors.
On 7 June 2021, at around midday, Civil Administration personnel came with a military, Israel Police and Border Police escort, as well as a crane truck, a digger and a bulldozer, to the community of Badu al-Mu’arrajat in the Jordan Valley. The forces dismantled and confiscated a tent and four shacks that were home to four families, numbering 24 people, including 16 children. They also dismantled and confiscated a shack and four tents used as livestock enclosures, three tents used as livestock pens, three tents used as kitchens, two outhouses, 12 solar panels installed with funding by the Italian nonprofit GVC, and a generator used to operate a water pump.
In addition, on orders of the Civil Administration, two families in the community, numbering 13 people, including six children, were forced to personally demolish three tents that that they lived in, two tents used as livestock enclosures, a tent used as a livestock pen, a tent used as a kitchen, an outhouse and three solar panels, in order to prevent their confiscation if the forces dismantled them.
On 31 August 2016, the Civil Administration confiscated three residential prefabs, a shack used for raising livestock and portable toilets in the community. All the structures were donated to the families by a humanitarian aid organization after the Israeli authorities demolished their homes on 4 August 2016.
On Thursday 14 May 2020, at around 6:00 A.M., Civil Administration personnel came with military jeeps and a crane truck to the community Faza' al-Ka'abneh, which is part of the larger Badu a-Mu'arrajat community, southeast of the village of al-Taybeh, Ramallah District. The forces took down and confiscated a tent shepherds used for sleeping in grazing fields and a livestock pen. They also took three solar panels, four batteries and an electrical panel - all belonging to the same family. The community of Faza' al-Ka'abneh is home to 15 families who live off farming and shepherding and have 115 members in total, including 60 children.
Israel’s regime of apartheid and occupation is inextricably bound up in human rights violations. B’Tselem strives to end this regime, as that is the only way forward to a future in which human rights, democracy, liberty and equality are ensured to all people, both Palestinian and Israeli, living between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea.