Israeli Civil Administration demolishes homes in Masafer Yatta, the South Hebron Hills
On Wednesday, 11 September 2019, at around 8:00 A.M., Israeli Civil Administration personnel arrived with soldiers, Border Police officers, a bulldozer and three diggers at the Masafer Yatta area in the South Hebron Hills. In Khirbet al-Mufaqarah, the troops demolished three pre-fabricated buildings and a tent that had housed four families, 18 people in all, including eight children. Later, they to Khirbet Khilet a-Dabe’, where they demolished two cinder block and concrete structures that were the homes of two families, with a total of nine members, including five children.
The demolitions are part of a series of abusive measures the authorities have been taking against local residents, in a bid to expel them from the area and their homes.