Tagged: Jerusalem

Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of? News & Analysis
Jerusalem Post Staff

Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of?

"Why are they hiding it...What are they afraid of?" Joint List member, Ahmad Tibi, is demanding Israeli police release footage of the murder of Iyad al-Hallak. Iyad was chased and shot dead by Israeli police in Jerusalem earlier this month.

about 3 weeks ago
If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living News & Analysis
Rogel Alpher, Haaretz

If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living

Israeli writer Rogel Alpher on Israel's killing of Eyad Hallaq: "Is there anything lonelier than an autistic person cowering and trembling in fear in a garbage shed, not understanding what is going on...while policemen empty a magazine of bullets into him"

on June 9, 2020
Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem News & Analysis
Abeer Salman and Andrew Carey, CNN

Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Sunday for the funeral of Eyad Hallaq, who was shot 19 times by Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem on Saturday. Hallaq had been on his way to school when soldiers began to chase him for no apparent reason.

on June 1, 2020
Coronavirus response stirs Jerusalem sovereignty struggle News & Analysis
Majeda el-Batsh, AFP

Coronavirus response stirs Jerusalem sovereignty struggle

In the last two weeks Israeli soldiers have 1) arrested the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem after raiding his home and 2) closed down a covid-19 testing clinic operating in a Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem.

on April 20, 2020
Palestinian Street Cleaners Assaulted in Jerusalem in Unprovoked Attack News & Analysis
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Palestinian Street Cleaners Assaulted in Jerusalem in Unprovoked Attack

Sanitation workers are key in fighting against the spread of corona. Three Palestinian sanitation workers were cleaning streets in occupied Jerusalem when they were attacked with a knife and tear gas canister by suspected Jewish settlers.

on April 6, 2020
Palestinian Family Pledge Appeal over Jerusalem Eviction Ruling News & Analysis
Ashraq al-Awsat

Palestinian Family Pledge Appeal over Jerusalem Eviction Ruling

A Palestinian family is appealing an Israeli court order to evict all 17 members from their home in a occupied East Jerusalem. The current ruling is forcing the family out of their home in order for a Jewish-only settlement organization to take over.

on January 21, 2020
Israel bars Gaza’s Christians from visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas News & Analysis
Rami Ayyub and Nidal al-Mughrabi, Reuters

Israel bars Gaza’s Christians from visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas

Living under harsh military rule = no religious freedom. Israel just decided to ban Palestinian Christians in Gaza from visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem for Christmas.

on December 13, 2019
Israel Police Arrest 25 in East Jerusalem Neighborhood, Despite Vow to Ease Crackdown News & Analysis
Aaron Rabinowitz and Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Israel Police Arrest 25 in East Jerusalem Neighborhood, Despite Vow to Ease Crackdown

For the past three months Israeli forces have been raiding Isawiyah, a Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, almost daily, arresting Palestinians in the dozens. Since July, 350 Palestinians from Isawiyah have been detained.

on September 24, 2019
Preserving Palestine: A hidden gem in Jerusalem’s Old City News Roundup
Megan Giovannetti, Middle East Monitor

Preserving Palestine: A hidden gem in Jerusalem’s Old City

in his little shop in occupied East Jerusalem Rami Nablusi has dedicates his life to collecting, preserving, and sharing Palestinian history and culture pre-1948, before Israel's ethnic cleansing campaigns began.

on September 23, 2019
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