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East Jerusalem

Immediately after occupying the area in 1967, Israel unlawfully annexed thousands of hectares in and around Jerusalem. Ever since, it has instituted policies designed to drive Palestinians out of the city and to create a demographic and geographic reality that would frustrate any challenge to Israeli sovereignty there. The policies, which disrupt every aspect of life, include isolating East Jerusalem from the rest of the West Bank and deliberate underdevelopment and underservicing that result in overcrowding, poverty and substandard infrastructure.

 

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Jerusalem Municipality demolishes building with two apts. and small businesses in al-‘Esawiyah

This morning, 1 May 2018, at 6:00 A.M., Jerusalem Municipality employees came with some 40 Border Police officers to the Palestinian neighborhood of al-‘Esawiyah in East Jerusalem and, using three bulldozers, demolished a three-story building…
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Reality check

The occupation is 49 years old. That’s 17,898 days. International law defines occupation as a temporary situation, but after nearly 50 years the reality in the West Bank and Gaza can no longer be considered temporary. It is unreasonable to keep…

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