Distributing demolition orders in the village of Esawyeh
September 25, 2017

The occupation municipality’s crews distributed demolition orders and notices to follow up with the municipality on Monday morning in the village of Esawyeh in Jerusalem.

Joint crews from the municipality, Ministry of Interior, police and borders police raided the village of Esawyeh and hung demolition orders and follow-up notices on several residential establishments in the village; they also took pictures of streets and establishments.

Mohammad Abu Hummos, member of follow-up committee in the village of Esawyeh, explained that crews from the Ministry of Interior raided the southeastern part of the village that is at risk of being seized in favor of the “National Park” and hung notice for the owners to follow up with municipality.

Abu Hummos pointed out that one the owners recently demolished a room used for agricultural purposes following an order issued by the municipality. Despite that, a 10-thousand NIS fine was imposed on him and he was threatened to be fined again if any works are held in the land.

Abu Hummos added that municipality crews also distributed demolition orders to several other establishments in the village.