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Settlers occupy and damage Sheikh Jarrah home

Ma’an News 26 July 2009 Residents on Sunday tried unsuccessfully to prevent Israeli settlers and police from reaching a home owned by Palestinians in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem. During the incident former Minister of Jerusalem Affairs Hatim ...

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Most Arabs can’t buy most homes in West Jerusalem

Nir Hasson | Ha’aretz 21 July 2009 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed this week that Jerusalem is an “open city” that permits all its inhabitants, Jewish and Palestinian, to purchase homes in both its eastern and western parts. “Our policy ...

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Dozens protest east Jerusalem eviction plans

Ronen Medzini | YNet News 19 July 2009 Maher Hanoun, a resident of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in east Jerusalem, has been ordered by court to vacate his home. Dozens of the neighborhood’s residents, as well as Jewish and Arab ...

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Wiping Arabic names off the map

Jonathan Cook | Counterpunch 18 July 2009 Thousands of road signs are the latest front in Israel’s battle to erase Arab heritage from much of the Holy Land. Israel Katz, the transport minister, announced this week that signs on all ...

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