JERUSALEM, Monday, February 21, 2022 (WAFA) – Israeli police today evening attacked Palestinian residents and activists in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem, causing injuries to several people, according to WAFA correspondent.
Israeli forces attacked residents and activists in the vicinity of Salem family; one of the families that are threatened with forcible expulsion from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah, causing bruises and fractures to several people, including a disabled youth who was severally beaten by the police for simply yelling out Allahu Akbar (Allah is the greatest). He was transferred to hospital for medical treatment.
The situation in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood remains tense for the ninth consecutive day after Israeli right-wing lawmaker Itamar Ben Gvir and his settler supporters set up an office on the Salem family property in a provocative move.
More than 500 Palestinians living in 28 houses in the neighborhood are facing threats of forced expulsion at the hands of settlement associations backed by the Israeli government and its judiciary system.