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Israel defies US and destroys Palestinian home

Ben Lynfield | The Independent 23 April 2009 Brushing aside international criticism, Israel demolished a Palestinian house in East Jerusalem in the latest in a series of actions that critics say is racheting up tensions in the city, harming chances ...

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Al-Fakhouri home demolished in East Jerusalem

6 April 2009 On the morning of 6 April, about 150 Israeli soldiers, police & border police came and woke up the 22 members of the Al-Fakhouri family in the Burj Al-Laqlaq neighborhood. The Israeli forces blocked all the entrance ...

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Municipality of Jerusalem to ‘blow up’ houses

Tsipi Malkuv | Yediot Yerushaliyim 6 April 2009 English Translation: Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions THERE WILL BE AS BLAST [or a political blow-up; its a play on words in Hebrew]  by Tsipi Malkuv [Subtitle] The policy of demolishing homes ...

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Homes in southern Nablus slated for eviction

8 March 2009 Six homes in the village of A’qraba have received eviction orders. 14 homes in the area received similar orders in 2008. Among those houses slated for demolition is an electricity station, a mosque, a well and two houses ...

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European Union: Israel annexing East Jerusalem

Rory McCarthy | The Guardian 7 March 2009 A confidential EU report accuses the Israeli government of using settlement expansion, house demolitions, discriminatory housing policies and the West Bank barrier as a way of “actively pursuing the illegal annexation” of ...

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