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A Call for Solidarity from Kufr AqabIMEMCnews - Six residential buildings in the Kufr Aqab neighbourhood, in Jerusalem, are currently facing demolition orders by Israeli authorities. The neighbourhood is the northernmost part of Jerusalem, but is separated from the rest of Jerusalem by the Apartheid Wall. Most of the residents have Jerusalem IDs allowing them to enter the city, which sets them apart from most of the Palestinians living in the West Bank.-rh29/11/2017
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Bedouins of West Bank`s Jabal al-Baba face displacement, againHarry Fawcett - Al-Jazeera - "A legal challenge is underway, though. Its author, Netta Amar-Shiff, a lawyer with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), is optimistic that it will at least delay any demolitions." - id 29/11/2017
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Entire Bedouin Community to be Evicted in JerusalemIMEMC - "The Israeli Civil Administration offered the residents of Jabal al-Baba material temptations to transfer to them the so-called “Jerusalem Gate” on the land of Abu Dis residents, but they were refused. The last attempt was about a month ago, when Israeli forces demolished four houses and tried to get signatures from the population, to find an alternative for them. But, the citizens refused, and, so, Israeli  authorities began issuing eviction orders and deportations for the entire community." - id 29/11/2017
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65 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa MosqueIMEMC News & Agencies - "About 65 settlers and three members of Israeli security entered the compound in several groups, staging provocative tours in various areas of the yards, according to the Department of Islamic Endowments in Jerusalem" [ry]27/11/2017
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Soldiers invade residential towers slated for demolitionIMEMC - Dozens of Israeli Army Corps of Engineers as well as engineers of the Jerusalem City Council and Border Police troops invaded the al- Matar neighborhood of East Jerusalem and broke into apartments in residential towers. The soldiers took personal information from the residents, informed them that the towers were slated for demolition because of “proximity to the Annexation Wall,” and “being built without permits“, and made measurements in preparation for the demolition. Altogether, six residential buildings of approximately 140 apartments are to be destroyed, as well as a local mosque. [ak]21/11/2017
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‘Creeping Annexation’: Why Israel Shelved the ‘Greater Jerusalem Law’Ramzy Baroud - CounterPunch - “The Bill proposed to expand the municipal boundaries of Jerusalem to include major illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank, including Ma’aleh Adumim and the Gush Etzion settlement cluster. Moreover, it endeavored to bring 150,000 Jewish settlers into Jerusalem as eligible voters, who would have naturally tipped the political scene more to the right. Concurrently, the law would have further demoted the status of 100,000 Palestinians, who would find themselves in a political gray area” [ry]13/11/2017
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Israel To Build 240 New Colonialist Units In East Jerusalem IMEMC News - "Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem City Council Meir Turgeman, said that the city approved the construction of 150 units in Ramat Shlomo, north of East Jerusalem. The colony is inhabited approximately by 20.000 Israelis." - id9/11/2017
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A room of our own: Building a new anti-racist space in JerusalemSahar Vardi - +972 - "As Jerusalem grows more hostile toward anything remotely left wing, Israeli and Palestinian activists are looking to create a new space for activists to meet, plan, and struggle to change the face of the city." - id 9/11/2017
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A LIFESTYLE OF SEGREGATIONnadiaharhash.com - As I struggled reaching the school , I finally found a building in the middle of what seemed like a graveyard . They are trying to make it look like a livable place by putting attractive colors and friendly drawings, thought to myself with a mockery attitude . How can people survive such a hole of obvious segregation. A few meters up is the great walk through of the best part of jerusalem, and yet, the people of the place live as if they are a part of an interactive scene that tourists can look at from above. 8/11/2017
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Headmistress and teachers arrested, school closed East JerusalemIMEMC - Israeli police forces raided the Zahwat al-Quds school in Beit Hanina and its attached kindergarten, and detained the headmistress Muna al-Karrawi as well as two teachers. The three women were taken to a detention center. Later, parents were informed tthat the school is closed and they have to move their children elsewhere. [Israeli extreme right groups linked to the Jewish Home Party of Education Minister Naftali Bennet, are waging a vociferous campaign against "incitement" (i.e. manifestations of Palestinian national feeling) in the Palestinian school system of East Jerusalem. AK] 7/11/2017
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Unprotected: The Detention of Palestinian Teenagers in East JerusalemB`tselem - "Palestinian teenagers from East Jerusalem are pulled out of bed in the middle of the night, unnecessarily handcuffed and then made to spend a long time waiting for their interrogation to begin. Only then, when they are tired and broken, are they taken in for lengthy interrogation sessions, without being given the opportunity to speak to a lawyer or their parents before the questioning begins and without understanding that they have the right to remain silent." - id1/11/2017
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MK Azaria: Barkat is letting electoral considerations blow up Jerusalem Israel National News (Arutz-7) - Knesset Member Rachel Azaria (Kulanu) has criticized Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem, following a TV report that Barkat intends to demolish an entire residential neighborhood in East Jerusalem`s Kufr Akeb and evict hundreds of residents from their homes. As reported, Barkat asked the army`s help in blowing up eight "illegal" residential buildings, seven floors high each. [ak] 14/11/2017
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Palestinian demolishes own home in Jerusalem to avoid Israeli finesMa’an News Agency - “The municipality began issuing demolition orders and indictments to homes in al-Bustan in 2005 as part of the Israeli authorities` plan to establish the Jewish site ‘King David’s Garden’ in Silwan and around the ‘Holy Basin,’ which includes many Christian and Muslim holy sites” [ry]13/11/2017
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