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Israel tears down sit-it protest tent in Jerusalem neighborhood


JERUSALEM, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 (WAFA) - Staff of the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem tore down today a sit-in tent residents of Wad Yasoul area of the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan have set up to protest Israeli plans to demolish their homes, according to local residents.

The tent, which was installed by the residents of the Wad Yasoul, intended to be a meeting point to draw attention to Israeli threats to demolish their houses under the pretext that they were built without a permit.

The Israeli municipality yesterday informed the residents of its intention to demolish the tent and set three hours for tearing it down.

Dozens of Palestinian families in Silwan are under threat of being displaced if the municipality carries out its demolition decision.



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