General, Occupied Territories

Join the protest Vigil: No to the Demolition of Susya

6 Comments 17 June 2012

Israeli army forces threaten to demolish the entire Palestinian village of Susya

This week, demolition orders for approximately fifty dwelling structures were handed out, which add to numerous additional orders issued recently. In addition, the Civil Administration has announced the residents of Susya that it intends to implement six demolition orders issued in the 1990s and 2001. From past experience, such notices are only given when there is genuine intention to go through with demolitions. The demolition orders cover the most of Palestinian Susya. Not only dwelling structures but also animal pens, water cisterns, the solar-powered electricity system – everything.

Unlike Givat HaUlpana, This is not a case of building on lands privately owned by others. The rights of Susya’s Palestinian residents over the land in which they reside has been legally demonstrated and acknowledged by the Israeli authorities. The occupation authorities deliberately refrain from approving a master plan for Susya in order to deny its residents (like those of many Palestinian villages in area C) any possibility to build in a manner the Israeli authorities will consider legal.

Unlike the settlers form Givat HaUlpana, no one will offer the residents of Susya any reimbursement. They will receive no alternative housing. No one will speak of a housing arrangement of the interim period. Netanyahu will not offer to relocate their homes.

After their village will be demolished, the residents of Palestinian Susya will simply be tossed into the desert, and not for the first time. Since the establishment of the nearby Israeli settlement of Susya, the residents of Palestinian Susya were evicted from their lands four times.

On Friday, June 22 we will stand side by side with the residents of Palestinian Susya in a protest and support vigil and will call:

No to the fifth demolition of Susya!

No to the throwing of people from their homes and tents!

No to the silent transfer of the Palestinian population out of area C!

  • For transportation from Jerusalem call Moriel – 054-3157781
  • For transportation from Tel Aviv call Alma – 054-2292474

Facebook

Your Comments

6 Comments so far

  1. ellen rosenberg says:

    Please sign me up for the protest on Friday, June 22. Can you pick me up at the Ein Hemed/Abu Ghosh circle? What time should I be there?

  2. Ireo Bono says:

    No to Demolition of Susya

  3. AbeBird says:

    This is the Biblical land of the Jewish people and not of the Arabs invaders. Jews always sit in the land of Israel through history and many foreign invaders. The only solid solution between the Indigenous Jewish people and the Arab Hamullahs invaders is separation. Avraham gives us personal experience and leadership as written in Genesis. 13, (9) Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left. (10) And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, Gen. 2.10 like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zo’ar. (
    11) Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other. (12) Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.

    Thanks.


Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. “Civil Administration” and Settlers Join Forces to Destroy Palestinian Susya. Did the Court Wink and Nod? « The Villages Group: Cooperation in Israel-Palestine - June 19, 2012

    [...] is some more background from Rabbis for Human Rights, who together with many other groups are organizing a demonstration at Susya this Friday, June 22. [...]

  2. “Civil Administration” and Settlers Join Forces to Destroy Palestinian Susya. Did the Court Wink and Nod? | The Only Democracy? - June 19, 2012

    [...] is some more background from Rabbis for Human Rights, who together with many other groups are organizing a demonstration at Susya this Friday, June 22. [...]

  3. “Civil Administration” and Settlers Join Forces to Destroy Palestinian Susya. Did the Court Wink and Nod? | Susiya Forever - June 19, 2012

    [...] is some more background from Rabbis for Human Rights, who together with many other groups are organizing a demonstration at Susya this Friday, June 22. [...]

Share your view

Post a comment

April 28: RHR Planning Appeal against housing demolitions!

Join Us »

Share Online

© 2014 Rabbis for Human Rights. Powered by WordPress.