Wake Up Palestine – The Forced Displacement of Palestinians from Jerusalem

And how Palestinians are Fighting It

Jerusalem24 – Several Palestinian organizations, unions and activists have been fighting what is called forced displacement/dispossession from the city of Jerusalem. This is happening as Israel is demolishing Palestinian homes in Silwan for the sake of what they are calling development projects, to court cases to dispossess Palestinian families of their homes in Sheikh Jarrah.

In this episode of Wake Up Palestine, Mohammad Hamayel speaks with Areej Rajabi on the matter of forced displacement. Why is this important, how does it occur and what are the legal ramifications within the framework of international law. Rajabi works with the Palestinian Vision foundation on a campaign to confront the forced displacement of Palestinians.

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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