Israel to Demolish 200 Palestinian-owned Industrial Structures in Jerusalem

02 Jun
9:44 PM

The Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem, on Sunday, finalized an order to evict and demolish 200 Palestinian-owned industrial structures in Wad al-Joz neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, sources said .

Chairman of East Jerusalem’s Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kamal Obeidat, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the municipality of West Jerusalem, issued a final order to evict and demolish 200 structures in Wad al-Joz industrial area, in the southern West Bank.

The buildings, which were built decades ago, include car repair shops, car parts, restaurants, among other services that Palestinians depend on in order to make a living and provide for their families.

In related news, activist, Fuad Amour, with the protection and resistance committee, told Quds News Network that illegal Israeli settlers in the Masafer Yatta area, in the southern Hebron Hills, set up a mobile home in the Palestinian village of Tawani.

Palestinian citizens and activists, on Saturday, in the village, erected a solidarity tent, in support of the villagers in their resistance measures against the Israeli colonialist settlers.

Related: Israeli Troops Confiscate Palestinian-owned Water Tank, Irrigation System in Jordan Valley

~ WAFA, QNN
Image: PCHR

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