In what could become one of the largest expulsions of Palestinians from East Jerusalem, Israeli settler organizations are working with the country’s legal system to evict 24 families from their homes in Sheik Jarrah.
Along with Sheikh Jarrah, Israeli Settler organizations are also heavily targeting the area of Silwan, from which at least 36 families have been expelled since the beginning of 2020, according to Israeli NGO Peace Now. In East Jerusalem as many as 200,000 Israeli settlers live, with about 2,500 hardline settlers residing in properties surrounding Palestinians in areas like Silwan.
Last year almost 1,000 Palestinians were made homeless due to Israeli house demolitions in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, with over 10,000 settler units having been approved.
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CUFPa Note: Settlers = Land Thieves
“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy.” – Jesus (John 10:10)