Jerusalem

The Israel Deputy Foreign Minister was forced to leave Al Aqsa Masjid for the prayers.

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 -Demolishing of Palestinian Houses

-Israeli Construction in East Jerusalem

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While Israel plans to construct 50,000+ housing units in Jerusalem by the year 2020 demolishing of Palestinian houses remains a steady policy to evacuate Palestinians from East Jerusalem: 

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-Violations of the right to residence

-Demolitions of the Arab Jerusalemites Residences

-The Israeli Occupations aims for cleansing Jerusalem from its Arab residents, as part of Israel’s ethnic cleansing policy, and replace them with Israeli colonists

–         The Israeli Municipality of the Occupied City demolishes Palestinian houses under the trifling pretexts

–         The complexity with the procedure renders the Palestinians unable to obtain construction permits.

–         The Municipality organizational plan aims for prohibiting construction.

–         1124 houses were demolished in the period between 2000 and 2012.

–         5523 Palestinians were rendered homeless

–         61 residences were demolished in 2012.

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– 25 families (161 members) were forced to demolish their own houses in 2009.

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  • Separated Jerusalem from the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories and deprived about 3.5 million Palestinians of entering their religious, economic, political and cultural capital.
  • Over 50 social, political, and religious figures have been banned from entering Jerusalem.

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OLD CITY OF JERAUSALEM BAIT-AL-MAQDES

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– Jerusalem March-2013

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