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Israeli authorities force a Palestinian to demolish his house in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities had forced 8 Jerusalemite families to demolish their homes last week

Jerusalem24 – Today, Tuesday, the Israeli authorities forced a citizen to demolish his house in the city of Jerusalem, under the pretext of not having a permit.

eyewitnesses reported, that the Israeli authorities forced Palestinian, Muhammad Nassar Al-Husseini, to demolish his house in Wad Qaddoum, from Silwan, or else it would demolish it, and force him to pay the demolition costs.

A picture taken of Nassar’s child Ruqayya after the Israeli authorities demolished their house in Silwan.

Al-Husseini said after the demolition of his house, which houses 8 people, “My heart is breaking, I will sleep in the car, may God be with all our people.”

The Israeli authorities had forced 8 Jerusalemite families to demolish their homes last week, otherwise they would be forced to pay the demolition costs, which are estimated at 200,000 shekels.

This comes at a time when the Israeli municipality continues to distribute dozens of notices to Jerusalemite families, especially in the town of Silwan, South of alAqsa Mosque, giving them 48 hours to demolish their homes, claiming that they were built without a permit.

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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