Israeli forces suppress a protest in Sheikh Jarrah

Jerusalem24 – Yesterday, Saturday, the Israeli forces suppressed a peaceful protest in the “Sheikh Jarrah” neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem, against the policy of forced displacement of the neighborhood’s residents.

Eyewitnesses reported that the Israeli forces suppressed the participants in the vigil, by firing dozens of stun grenades and sewage water at them.

Dozens of Jerusalemites participated in the vigil, who chanted slogans condemning the practices of the occupation and forced displacement, especially in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and Silwan town in the center of occupied Jerusalem.

28 Palestinian families are facing the threat of eviction from the homes they have resided in since 1956

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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