Israeli Army to Raze Bedouins’ Homes East Jerusalem

Al-Quds, 15 Dzulqa’dah 1437/18 August 2016  (MINA) – The Israeli occupation army’s civil administration on Wednesday handed Palestinians demolition orders against their homes in Abu Annwar Bedouin hamlet east of Occupied Jerusalem.

Spokesman for the Abu Annwar residents Abu Imad al-Jahalin said that employees from the civil administration escorted by troops stormed the hamlet and handed three citizens notices informing them of intents to remove their mobile homes.

Jahalin added that families of eight individuals live in these homes, affirming that the whole hamlet is threatened with demolition in order to expand settlements, the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) was quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

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Israel is seeking to expel dozens of Palestinian families from Bedouin communities east of Jerusalem as a prelude to expanding settlements, especially Maale Adumim settlement.

Maale Adumim was built illegally on annexed lands in the towns of al-Eizariya and Abu Dis.(T/P008/R07)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)