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Israeli authorities are considering stripping 12 Palestinians of their permanent residency status in occupied East Jerusalem, in what would reportedly be the first use of recently adopted legislation. According to Haaretz, Interior Minister Arye Dery is weighing up the move, in light of the law passed two weeks ...
As part of the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival : Released in 2014, East Jerusalem West Jerusalem is a musical documentary which follows Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza as he records a new album with a mix of Israeli and Palestinian musicians. Broza is able to bring together people from both ...

B'Tselem expresses its deep sorrow over the killing of Adiel Kolman, a 32-year-old father of four who lived in the settlement of Kochav Hashachar. He was fatally stabbed by a Palestinian in the Old City, East Jerusalem. B'Tselem conveys its sincerest condolences to the Kolman family. The deliberate ...
The sheer mention of the Israeli Population and Immigration Authority in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz to any of its Palestinian residents invariably invokes howls of outrage. Ask about their experience and you will be inundated with stories of obstruction, humiliation and oppression.
Fifty-one years of neglect of East Jerusalem have bred squalor, violence, juvenile delinquency and terrorism in the neighborhoods of that part of our capital city. Late, but hopefully not too late, the government has allocated a substantial amount for spending on basic infrastructure there. This will take time ...
From the early morning, large numbers of Israeli security forces were deployed across the main streets of West and East Jerusalem to protect the Israeli marathon, in which foreign runners took part. The occupation troops attacked Palestinian activists who organised the rival marathon, the route of which ...

Palestinians who are fighting evictions in East Jerusalem have complained for years about cooperation between the Justice Ministry and groups trying to settle Jews in the capital's Arab neighborhoods. The Palestinians say this coordination has reached new heights over the past year and a half. A Haaretz ...
The 420,000 Palestinians who currently reside in East Jerusalem possess permanent residency ID cards and are treated as foreign immigrants by the Israeli government. Israel revoked the status of at least 14,595 Palestinians from East Jerusalem from the start of Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem in ...
The US Embassy to Israel will be in a zone of East Jerusalem considered occupied territory under international law, according to the Washington Post. Part of the diplomatic compound that is scheduled to open as the embassy in just two months lies in the contested No Man's Land between East and West ...
The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 34/30 on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem. It focuses on the practice of arbitrary detention by Israeli and Palestinian authorities. It covers the period from 1 November 2016 ...
Mohammed Amira took a day off work recently, rose early and went with his wife to the Population, Immigration and Border Authority office in East Jerusalem. The 65-year-old bus driver and his colleagues are supposed to go on an organized tour in a month's time. But it isn't clear he can leave Israel. Amira ...
The Knesset passed a law Wednesday allowing the interior minister to revoke the permanent residency status of Palestinians living in East Jerusalem who engage in terror or other anti-Israel activities and any permanent residents involved in such acts. Under the law, the state can deport anyone whose ...
Palestinians disagree, saying the embassy decision spoils chances for peace, by appearing to write off their claim to East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. Netanyahu arrived at the White House early Monday afternoon, just hours after reports from Israel said a former media adviser and confidant ...
Introduced during the 50th anniversary year of the 1967 annexation of East Jerusalem, their shared objective was the de facto annexation of the settlement blocs surrounding Jerusalem and the displacement of approximately 140 thousand (one third) of the Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem living in ...
By failing to distinguish between the legal status of East and West Jerusalem, the Conservative statement misleads everyday Canadians to believe that East Jerusalem is legally part of the Israeli state. In omitting this key information, Scheer decontextualizes the status of Jerusalem, watering down the ...
However, Palestinians also stake a claim in East Jerusalem, which was annexed by its neighbour and rival after the 1967 war. Wanting to defuse tensions in the region, the international community has tended to sidestep the issue, often basing their embassies in the financial centre of Tel Aviv instead.
Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem's Silwan area protested on Monday over new structural damage to homes due to what they say is Israeli digging and archaeological excavations. Residents of Wadi Hilweh confronted workers of the Israel Antiquities Authority and Ir David foundation, two bodies ...

Palestinian Foreign Ministry slammed on Sunday a new Israeli plan to expand settlements in East Jerusalem, calling it part of “a plan to change the reality of the city.” “The ministry condemns, in the strongest terms, the unprecedented escalation of settlements construction along the occupied Palestinian ...
Palestinian teenager Mohammad Jaabari works at a carwash in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al FILE PHOTO: Palestinian teenager Mohammad Jaabari works at a carwash in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz, November 17, 2017. AMMAR AWAD/ REUTERS ...
Palestinians wait to cross an Israeli roadblock in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya. A law passed March 7 by the Israeli parliament allows the interior minister to revoke the permanent residency status of Palestinians living in East Jerusalem. (Credit: Ammar Awad/Reuters via CNS.) ...
JERUSALEM, March 6, 2018 (WAFA) – Bulldozers of the Israeli West municipality Tuesday demolished a car wash shop in the Bir Ayoub area of the Silwan neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, citing unpermitted construction as a pretext, said Wadi Helwa Information Center. Israeli forces stormed Bir ...
Elad, which operates in East Jerusalem, has two main focuses: settling Jews in the largely Arab Silwan neighborhood and running tourist and excavation sites. The chief tourist site is Ir David – the City of David – which it runs for the Israel Nature and Parks Authority. Elad has also been in a legal battle with ...
Israel, which occupied East Jerusalem during the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war, carried out its 'first ethnic cleansing' in the city. Since 1967, Israel has been confiscating Palestinian land in and around occupied East Jerusalem to build illegal colonies. It also seized personal identities of the Palestinian ...
EAST JERUSALEM –Two months after US President Donald Trump announced his recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem are expressing renewed fears of a changing status quo in the city. Earlier this month, Israel completed construction of a permanent ...


 

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