Israeli soldiers served, Wednesday, a demolition order targeting a school in Masafer Yatta town, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

The population lives in “Area C”, under full Israel civil and military control.

On Wednesday, the director of the Ministry of Education in Yatta, Yasser Saleh, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers hung the demolition order on the door of Khalat al-Dabe school.

Saleh said “Israel demolished the school that serves several marginalized communities Masafer Yatta in July and seized all its furniture but that the Ministry of Education and the residents cooperated in rebuilding it.”

In a joint statement, Wednesday, Jamie McGoldrick, the Humanitarian Coordinator, the UNICEF Special Representative, Genevieve Boutin, and UNESCO, conveyed their “deep concern” at ongoing Israeli interference and obstruction of Palestinian education, WAFA reported.

The statement denounced the ongoing demolition of Palestinian property in the occupied West Bank, attacks against students and teachers, including stopping them at military roadblocks, in addition to ongoing assaults by the Israeli forces and colonialist settlers, as they impact access to a safe learning environments, and the right to quality education for thousands of Palestinian children.

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