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EU: Sheikh Jarrah demolitions and evictions illegal under international law

Jerusalem24 – The Representative of the European Union was present at the displacement of the Salhiya family in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied Jerusalem.

In a statement, the representative said that the evictions and demolitions are illegal under international law.

The representative of the European Union was present along with several other representatives of the European Union and other countries.

In a tweet, the EU also stated that the evictions/demolitions “significantly undermine the prospects for peace as well as fuel tensions on the ground.”

The family of 12 people, including 5 children, threatened to set fire to the house and themselves, demanding that the decision to evict them be postponed until the court session on January 23rd.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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