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.
2/2 Imperative to deescalate the situation and seek a peaceful resolution. Evictions/demolitions are illegal under international law and significantly undermine the prospects for peace as well as fuel tensions on the ground.
— EU and Palestinians (@EUpalestinians) January 17, 2022