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Israeli forces deface a mural of slain Palestinians in Umm al-Fahm

Jerusalem24 – At dawn today, Sunday, an Israeli force defaced a mural painted on the wall of a house in the city of Umm al-Fahm of young men from the city who were killed in the city of Jerusalem and at the gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

According to the website of the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, the residents of the city accused an Israeli police force with the help of an undercover force of destroying the mural, which yesterday angered the Israelis amid great incitement through the media over its painting, while the police claimed that “it was the residents of the city who committed this step”.

The mural included pictures of three Palestinians, members of the Jabareen family, who carried out a shooting attack at one of the gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque in July 2017, and a picture of the Muhammad Mahamid in August 2018, and another photo of the Muhammad Kiwan, who was killed during the demonstrations of last May inside, coinciding with the aggression on Gaza.

Shakeeb Shanan, a former Knesset member and father of one of the Israelis killed in the attack on the gates of Al-Aqsa, said yesterday that when he learned of the mural, he called Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, and told him, “It is unreasonable to lose power in the country,” noting that he had appealed to the police. and Minister of Internal Security Omer Bar-Lev to demand the demolition of the wall on which the mural was painted.

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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