Jerusalem Resident Forced to Pay Settlers NIS45,000 in Legal Compensation

20 Feb
8:45 AM

The Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem informed a Palestinian resident in occupied East Jerusalem that she must pay settlers 45 thousand New Israeli Shekels as compensation for lawyers’ fees, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported, according to WAFA.

Staff from the Israeli municipality raided the home of Ilham Seyyam and told her she that has to pay settlers a sum of NIS 45,000 (approximately $12,400) to compensate them for lawyers’ fees they had previously paid.

They gave Ilham ten days to pay the money or else she will face the seizure of all the household items.

(photo: PNN)

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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