Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded Thursday [June 27 2013] the Susiya village, near the southern West Bank of Hebron, and handed 39 orders targeting tents, kitchens, structures, solar panels, a clinic, a kindergarten, a cultural center, and milk production facility.The army informed that the residents that they need to demolish the structures, under the pretext of being built without construction permits, otherwise the army would demolish them and bill the villagers.
Jihad Nawaj’a, head of the Susiya village council stated that the army is renewing its violations and assaults against the village, in an attempt to force the inhabitants to leave so that Israel can build and expand its illegal Jewish Settlements.
He said that the orders target a kitchen, a bathroom and a residency tent that belong to resident Jamal Ismael Nawaj’a, a well and a tent for fodder that belong to Mohammad Jaber Nawaj’a, a chicken coop, a well and a tent that belong to Omran Ismail Nawaj’a, a tent for sheep and a tent for fodder that belong to Ahmad Jaber Nawaj’a, a tent and a kitchen that belong to Mohammad Jaber Nawaj’a, residency tent, kitchen, a well, and a tent for sheep that belong to Azzam Jadee’ Nawaj’a, a residency tent, kitchen and a tent for sheep that belong to Khaled Hammad Nawaj’a, a tent, a kitchen and tent for sheep, a well and a hothouse that beling to Mahmoud Nawaj’a, a residency tent and a well that belong to Nassr Nawaj’a, a tent and a chicken coop that belong to Abdul-Rahman Nawaj’a, a tent that belong to Ahmad Mohammad Nawaj’a, a tent, a kitchen that belong to Jihad Nawaj’a, and a tent that belong to Ihsan Hammad Nawaj’a.
He also stated that the army handed the village council an order for the destruction of solar panels, a milk production facility, a kindergarten, a clinic, the Social and Cultural Center, and the Susiya Cooperative Society.
Susiya has been subject to frequent Israeli military violations, and acts of destruction by Israeli soldiers and extremist Israeli settlers, as Israel is trying to force the residents out in order to build and expand its illegal settlements.