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Israeli police attack sit-in staged in Silwan against Israel’s plans to displace Palestinians from their homes

JERUSALEM, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli police today evening attacked a sit-in staged in protest of Israeli occupation plans to forcibly expel Palestinians from their homes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan for the benefit of settlers.

The sit-in was held in front of the house of Jerusalemite Nedal al-Rajbi, whose shop was demolished earlier today in al-Bustan area of Silwan, one of 17 structures, mainly homes, in that area slated for demolition by the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem.

Palestinian carried the Palestinian flag and chanted slogans condemning the Israeli occupation measures against them and its plans to expel and displace Palestinians from their homes in Silwan.

Israeli police attacked protesters with rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas canisters, and stun grenades. A youth was reportedly detained by the police.


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