The High Court of Justice on Monday
ordered the state to demolish within six months homes on private
Palestinian property in three outposts, Givat Assaf, Mizpe Yitzhar and
rendered its decision with respect to a 2007 Peace Now petition against
six outposts, of which only one, Givat Assaf was totally built on
private Palestinian property.
Assaf residents have since purchased a number of lots in their outpost
and homes on those lots are not slated for demolition.
the same decision the HJC ordered the state to show progress toward
legalizing homes on state and survey property in the five other outposts
in the petition, which also includes Mitzpe Lachish, Ramat Gilad and
It chastised the
state for dragging its feet with respect to these outposts, against whom
injunctions were first issued in 2004 and ordered to pay Peace Now NIS