22 May 2005
Israel – Occupied Palestinian Territories
Illegal demolition of a house in South Hebron Hill: the poorest zone of the West Bank
This morning, 22 May 2005, at 9.30, in the small village of Halt-El Thabit, in Massafer Jatta area in South Hebron Hill, three IDF jeeps and two bulldozers destroyed illegally the only house of the above mentioned village. No demolition order had been delivered to the family, who had to leave their house in five minutes, trying to take with them as many of their belongings as they could. The family – consisting of eleven people – witnessed the demolition of their house without being able to do anything.