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Jerusalem Occupied not united IMEMC Staff - Arab MKs boycotted Monday a special meeting of the Knesset plenum held to mark “Jerusalem day” on the 38th anniversary of announcing the unification of the city following the 1967 war. 6/6/2005
A Palestinian view: behind the smokescreenGhassan Khatib - Bitterlemons - "Israel has two options as far Jerusalem as is concerned to arrive at a peaceful settlement: either it gives up its occupation of the eastern part of the city, or it allows for a unified Jerusalem to be the capital of both Palestine and Israel with free access for both peoples."18/6/2005
Israel plans to demolish Palestinian neighborhood near Jerusalem’s Old City - 1,000 expected to be made homelessPalestine Monitor - “I will never leave, even if they demolish my house on top of my head,” says an eighty-year-old woman who is sitting in the dining room of her home, which is one of dozens set to be demolished by Israeli occupation forces in the Silwan neighborhood in East Jerusalem. 15/6/2005
You have to imagine what it feels likeCan a house be executed as if it were a criminal? What tribunal has tried these homes and found them guilty? What would they have pleaded in their defense? A personal account of a visit to Silwan, E. Jerusalem where 88 houses are slated for demolition by the Israeli authorities.12/6/2005
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Jaffaizing - JerusalemAttorney Daniel Seidemann - Y-Net - While Sharon is busy Jaffa-izing the city, demography and geography are thwarting his vision 11/6/2005
The only game in town Azmi Bishara - Mahsom - When you travel on the historic route around the wall that surrounds Jerusalem and goes clockwise around the Old City, when the Church of Gethsemene is on your left and the al-Aqsa mosque on your right, you arrive at the Maghariba Gate. On the left side is a small sign that indicates “The City of David”, and if we follow the orange sign we find ourselves in Silwan, a community without a sign and with an underground name. 11/6/2005
Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem, Israeli StylePaul Findley - Israeli authorities are carrying out a process in East Jerusalem that may accurately be described as ethnic cleansing. It is plainly geared to uproot Palestinians from an area that historically has been known as Arab East Jerusalem and convert it into an integral, permanent part of the capital of the Jewish state. 10/6/2005
The paradox of JerusalemTom Segev - Ha`aretz Magazine - This week Gil led a tour along the terrifying concrete wall that bears a soft, almost soothing name: the "Jerusalem envelope line." The concrete wall, or separation fence, that is supposed to sever Jerusalem from the West Bank is one of the most fascinating tour sites that one can go to see today in Israel. There is nothing like it to dramatize the fact that Jerusalem is presently undergoing the most dramatic change since the eastern part of the city was conquered and annexed to the western part.10/6/2005
`Jerusalem Day is an illusion`Ali Waked - Ynet - Palestinian officials slam `Jerusalem Day` as illegitimate event in `occupied` city of `settlements`.9/6/2005
Al Bustan, SilwanProfessor David Shulman - Taayush / Hacampus-lo-shotek - "A few days ago the municipality stuck demolition notices on 88 houses in this neighborhood; some 1500 innocent people are about to lose everything. The ostensible rationale is the creation of an archaeological park in the heart of this Arab quarter. The truth, of course, is very different: this is the creation of another Jewish island in East Jerusalem."9/6/2005
Jerusalem Park Plan Imperils Arab HomesLaura King - Times Staff Writer - Dozens of houses called illegal would be razed to make way for a project on Jewish history: a valley beneath the towering walls of Jerusalem`s Old City, a Palestinian named Hashem Jalajel sat in the shade of a fig tree, holding in his age-palsied hands a document that he feared could herald the destruction of his family home of generations` standing. 7/6/2005
Silwan protests the impending demolition of 92 Palestinian housesThe Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign - Demonstrations have been held daily in Silwan in Jerusalem since it was announced that a total of 92 houses are to be demolished, with around 1,000 Palestinians evicted from their homes.3/6/2005
Silwan community threatened with expulsionOmar Karmi - Palestine Report - It would constitute one of the largest demolitions of Palestinian houses in occupied territory since 1967. The recently restored 1977 West Jerusalem municipality plan to create a “green zone” immediately outside the Old City’s southern wall in the neighborhood of Silwan – to, in the words of city architect Uri Shetrit, “restore the area to its landscape of yore” – entails the destruction of 88 houses, home to some 1,000 people.1/6/2005
Israeli Plan to Reinforce Control Over JerusalemAl-Hayyat Al-Jadida - The office of Israeli PM Sharon said yesterday that the `Jerusalem Development` plan aims to reinforce Israel`s control over Jerusalem and that the plan will be presented to the Israeli Cabinet on June 6, 2005. 2/6/2005
Sharon vows Jerusalem will remain in Israeli handsThe Daily Star staff - Clashes erupted in East Jerusalem as Prime Minister Ariel Sharon marked the 38th anniversary of Israel`s capture of the entire holy city by pledging it would remain in Jewish hands for eternity. "Jerusalem is ours for eternity and will never pass into foreign hands."7/6/2005
`Racist` demolition plan of Silwan homes stirs ireOmar Karmi - The Jordan Times - It would constitute one of the largest demolitions of Palestinian houses in occupied territory since 1967. The recently restored 1977 West Jerusalem municipality plan to create a "green zone" immediately outside the Old City`s southern wall in the neighbourhood of Silwan -- to, in the words of Israeli city architect Uri Shetrit, "restore the area to its landscape of yore" -- entails the destruction of 88 houses, home to some 1,000 people. 3/6/2005
Israel issues tender for 22 plots in settlement East of JerusalemDeutsche Presse-Agentur - "The Israeli Lands Authority issued a tender Thursday for the construction of 22 houses in the West Bank settlement of Ma`aleh Adumim, near Jerusalem, Israel Radio reported." 2/6/2005
Playing with fire Meir Margalit - the Israel Committee Against House Demolitions - "the Jerusalem municipality wants to demolish a neighbourhood with 88 houses in Silwan village and to expel 1,000 Palestinian residents"2/6/2005
The Process of Transfer Continues: The Jerusalem Municipality Plans to Demolish 88 Houses in Silwan, East JerusalemJeff Halper - The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions - The Municipality of Jerusalem intends to demolish an entire East Jerusalem neighborhood - 88 homes housing 1000 residents - in the el-Bustan area of Silwan village in East Jerusalem, close to the walls of the Old City. 3/6/2005
64 demolition orders already handed out to Palestinian residents of the Al-Bustan neighborhood in Silwan -JerusalemPalestinian Mission to the USA - The press release by the Mayor of Jerusalem on last Tuesday hides the fact that there is no need for any further legal or administrative steps by the Municipality in order to demolish the 64 houses in al-Bustan neighbourhood that have already received judicial demolition orders, other than for the Municipality to receive authorization to carry out the orders already given. 14/6/2005
Silwan Most Threatened with Judaization WAFA - Stop the Wall Campaign has remarked that Silwan is one of the Jerusalem neighborhoods most threatened with Judaization, with continuous colonizer attacks and occupation of its houses. 28/6/2005
Threat to Al-Bustan Neighborhood Not Over:Palestinian Authority Press Release - PA Calls on International Community to Publicly Condemn Home Demolitions18/6/2005
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