Jerusalem municipality demolishes houses in Beit Hanina, 2008

July 2008

Israel's discriminatory policy in East Jerusalem extends to many aspects of life, including planning and building. The municipality demolished a residential building in the Beit-Hanina neighborhood, claiming part of it was built without a permit. Hiba al-'Almi, an East Jerusalem student, tells B'Tselem field researcher about the demolition of her family's home. For her full testimony, click here

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