Tagged: Eviction

The Escalation of Israeli Collective Punishment of Palestinians News & Analysis
Nada Awad, Al-Shabaka

The Escalation of Israeli Collective Punishment of Palestinians

"The Israeli authorities forcibly transferred Palestinian Nadia Abu Jamal from Jerusalem in 2017, following the demolition of her family home in 2015."

on February 25, 2019
Kirresh Family Eviction Videos
IMEU

Kirresh Family Eviction

Today, the Israeli Police forcibly evicted the Kirresh family, a family of eight including two children, from their home in the Old City of Occupied East Jerusalem, and transferred the property to an Israeli settler organization. The Kirresh family has been living on this property since the 1930s.

on September 15, 2016
Short-circuited Lives: Why My Family is Facing Eviction From Our Home in the Old City of Jerusalem Op-Eds & Analysis
Rafat Sub Laban

Short-circuited Lives: Why My Family is Facing Eviction From Our Home in the Old City of Jerusalem

For my entire life, 27 years, I have lived with the threat that I will be permanently evicted from my home in the Old City of Jerusalem. It’s a beautiful location, just 200 yards from the Dome of the Rock and offering an absolutely stunning view of the Old City’s holy sites. We have paid our rent. We have been good tenants. We have tried all legal means, including a Dec. 3 protest march, to stay in our home.

on January 24, 2016
Palestinian Family Is Facing Eviction in Occupied East Jerusalem Videos
AJ+

Palestinian Family Is Facing Eviction in Occupied East Jerusalem

The Sub Labans have lived in their house in occupied East Jerusalem since 1953. Now they say they're in danger of being evicted because Israeli settlers want their home. AJ+ is a global news community for the connected generation. We highlight human struggles and achievements, empower impassioned voices, and challenge the status quo.

on January 20, 2016
Evictions in Walled Old City Stir Up a ‘Hornet’s Nest’ News Roundup
Diaa Hadid, The New York Times

Evictions in Walled Old City Stir Up a ‘Hornet’s Nest’

The Palestinian residents of the Khaldiyya Ascent, a narrow cobblestone alley in Jerusalem’s walled Old City, have for decades lived in tiny, crammed apartments with high, moldy ceilings and peeling paint. Now, at least seven of these families face eviction threats by Jewish organizations reclaiming properties they owned before Israel was established in 1948.

on January 14, 2016
Settlers Drill into Sub Laban House Videos
IMEU

Settlers Drill into Sub Laban House

The Sub Laban family faces continued harassment by Israeli settlers. Nora Sub Laban and her family found several holes in one of the walls in their house. In this video you see an Israeli settler next door drilling a hole into their wall while being filmed.

on January 6, 2016
Palestinian Eviction Case Spotlights Jerusalem Settler Push News Roundup
Karin Laub & Mohammed Daraghmeh, AP

Palestinian Eviction Case Spotlights Jerusalem Settler Push

Ahmad Sub-Laban's family has lived for decades under threat of eviction from their home overlooking the gold-topped Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City. The experience inspired the 37-year-old Palestinian father of two to become a researcher for groups fighting attempts by Jewish settlers to move into properties in the city's central Arab areas.

on December 23, 2015
Palestinian Family Faces Eviction from East Jerusalem News Roundup
Al Jazeera English

Palestinian Family Faces Eviction from East Jerusalem

Supreme court judges in Israel are considering an appeal from a Palestinian family who are being threatened with eviction. The family lives close to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, also known as the Temple Mount to Jews, in Jerusalem's old city. Palestinians believe it is an attempt to increase Jewish presence in occupied East Jerusalem.

on December 13, 2015
Group: Israeli Settlers Lock Family Out of Their Home in Silwan News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Group: Israeli Settlers Lock Family Out of Their Home in Silwan

Israeli settlers on Thursday prevented a Palestinian family from entering their home in the Batan al-Hawa area of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, a local organization said. Wadi Hilweh Information Center said that Israeli settlers who live in the area prevented Rania Abu Nab and her four children, aged 4 to 14-years-old, from entering the home, before Israeli police arrived at the scene reportedly in support of the settlers.

on October 29, 2015
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