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Communities facing expulsion: The Khan al-Ahmar area

Twelve of the Palestinian communities at risk of expulsion in the West Bank live in the area of Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem, and have a total of about 1,400 residents. These communities are scatt

12 August 2010: Civil Administration demolishes Bedouin village of al-Farisiyah, in the Jordan Valley

In two waves of demolitions, on 19 July and 5 August, the Civil Administration demolished all the structures in al-Farisiyah, a Bedouin village in the northern Jordan Valley, east of which the Shadmot

5 August '08: Civil Administration threatens to demolish most of al-‘Aqabah village

The Civil Administration has issued orders to demolish most of the houses in the village of al-‘Aqabah, which lies in the northern Jordan Valley, and many houses in other villages in the area. Israel'

New wave of demolitions in West Bank: Another phase in policy of expelling Palestinians from vast portions of West Bank

As of January 2016 Israeli authorities have stepped up efforts to expel Palestinian communities from vast areas in the West Bank, with a focus on the South Hebron Hills, the area around the settlement

Demolition campaign continues: Civil Administration and military demolish additional structures in two communities

Additional demolitions since we reported the early 2016 demolition campaign : The Abu a-Nuwar community On the night of 20 February 2016, large Civil Administration forces arrived at the community of

Ma’ale Adumim Area

School in Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin community slated for demolition near which the Ma’ale Adumim settlement was built. Photo: Anne Paq,, 4 September 2011 Background In the early 1950s,

The village of al-Aqabah

Military training, village of al-‘Aqabah, June 2012. Photo by ‘Atef Abu a-Rub, B’Tselem, 27 June 2012. The village of al-‘Aqabah has been at its present location in the northern Jordan Valley, about t

7 April 2016: Extensive demolitions in communities facing expulsion; fourth demolition this year in Kh. Tana, Jordan Valley

On the morning of Thursday, 7 April 2016, Civil Administration (CA) and military forces began extensive demolitions in six Palestinian communities across the West Bank. Five of these communities lie w

For the second time this winter, the Civil Administration has demolished all the structures in Khirbet ‘Ein Karzaliyah, leaving the residents exposed to the elements

The access road to the community, blocked by the Civil Administration. Photo: 'Aref Daraghmeh, B'Tselem This morning, 4 March 2015, the Civil Administration demolished all the structures in the commun

Civil Administration dismantles, confiscates water pipes in Khirbet Yarza, Jordan Valley

Video: Civil Administration confiscating Yarza's water pipes, filmed by 'Aref Daraghmeh, B'Tselem On 29 January 2015, Civil Administration representatives came to the Khirbet Yarza community in the Jo