Israeli police, today, ordered a Palestinian butchery located in East Jerusalem to shut down for 15 days, for hiring Palestinian help, according to the shop owner Fadi Zahdeh.
He told WAFA that police raided his shop in Silwan, took him to their station where he was questioned about hiring a Palestinian resident of the West Bank who did not have a permit to be in Jerusalem.
He said police told him that his shop will be closed for 15 days, as a punishment for hiring the Palestinian and that he will be arrested if he opens it during this period.
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Christopher Carlson is a full-time student of Religious Studies at Mount Mercy University, USA. He has been with the IMEMC since 2013. (firstname.lastname@example.org)