|Jerusalemites call on intl community to save their lands ||Al-Jazeera - Palestinians living in the occupied Jerusalem suburb of Beit Hanina appealed to the international community urging it to swiftly intervene and stop the confiscation of their lands at the hands of Israeli occupation forces (IOF).
|More Ghettos Being Created around Jerusalem||Palestine Monitor - Israeli authorities have confiscated 1400 more dunams of lands from five villages north of Jerusalem (Beit Hanina, Al Jib, Judeira, Dir Nabala, and Qalandia) to create space for the Apartheid Wall. The route of the Wall will place these villages in a ghetto and isolate them from surrounding villages and from Jerusalem.
|Jerusalem residents scramble to fight wall||Ahmad Sub Laban - Palestine Report - The arrival of an Israeli army jeep into the Kaf Al Hawa neighborhood in Dahiet Al Barid, a West Bank suburb of Jerusalem, is no longer an unusual sight for residents. In fact, it has become a common sight and a sign that work on the wall that has already divided the neighborhood into two is inexorably continuing.||23/5/2005|
|Religion and the issue of Jerusalem||Jonathan Kuttab - Al-Hayat - It has often been assumed that the problem of Jerusalem is exceptionally difficult because of religious claims made upon the Holy City and its holy sites by members of the three monotheistic religions. ||22/5/2005|
|Call for the release of two peaceful demonstrators!||Amnesty International - Riyad Muhammad Yassin Barnat, a 28-year-old construction worker and farmer, father of four, and ‘Alian Ibrahim Ahmad Abu Rahmeh, a 29-year-old school-bus driver, father of two, have been detained by the Israeli army following a peaceful demonstration in their West Bank village of Bil’in on 28 April 2005. Write protest letters toIsrali authorities - addresses below.
|Palestinians, Israeli police hurt in Jerusalem clashes||Agence France Presse - JERUSALEM - Hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators clashed with police Monday in pitched battles on the streets of occupied east Jerusalem after Israeli authorities limited access to the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
|The man who sold Jerusalem||Donald McIntyre - The Independent - The secret sale of a priceless plot of land in the Holy City has threatened the fragile balance between the religions. Donald Macintyre reports on the Greek Orthodox priest accused of selling out his Palestinian flock for Israeli gold
|Dozens injured, one seriously in Jerusalem ||IMEMC - Monday before noon, dozens of residents were injured in the old city of Jerusalem, one seriously, after the army attacked hundreds of residents who gathered in the area.
|Wrongful shooting?||Ali Waked - YnetNews - Palestinian teen complains IDF soldiers shot him in the back after he refused to incriminate his friends and fled the soldiers` jeep.
|Judaizing East Jerusalem – A Phased Israeli Plan Funded by World Jewry||Fatme Nassar – Mahsom - Cartographer Michael Yunan says that the takeover of Palestinian property in Jerusalem utilizes financial inducement, intimidation, and threats, or is effected via Arab real estate speculators||2/5/2005|
|On Orthodox Great Saturday, Israel closes Jerusalem`s Christian Quarter||ISM - Anna - Israel bars Orthodox Christians from the Christian Quarter. Meanwhile, a conflict rages within the Orthodox Church over a land sale in Jerusalem.||2/5/2005|
|Chronic Discrimination in East Jerusalem
Evidence From The Municipal Budget||A Study by
|Absentees law still in effect in East Jerusalem ||George Rishmawi-IMEMC & Agencies - Arab Israeli Member of Knesset Jamal Zahalka complained at the office of the Israeli Minister of Finance Benjamin Netanyahu against the ongoing utilization of the Absentees Law in east Jerusalem.||19/5/2005|
|Jerusalem to carry out one of largest Arab home demolition projects since 1967 -report||Ramit Plushnick-Masti - Associated Press - The Jerusalem municipality wants to demolish 88 homes in an Arab neighborhood of the city to make room for an archaeological park, an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday, citing a senior city planner.
|Palestinian factions warn Israeli strike on Gaza threatens truce||Omar Karmi with AFP dispatches - The Jordan Times - Palestinian policemen sit Monday in a tent at a checkpoint in Khan Younis refugee camp near Neve Dekalim Jewish settlement, south of Gaza Strip (Reuters photo by Ahmed Jadallah)
|Visit to Silwan with Bat Shalom and Meir Margalit||"If you are Palestinian, you can not build because the area is an archaeological site, but if you are Jewish, it is okay to build as much as you like.. Our final stop of the tour was an area down in the valley where between 59 and 88 houses are slated for demolition in order to create an archeological park called `Gan HaMalach` (Garden of the King). ||26/5/2005|
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