JERUSALEM, Monday, June 29, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli force raided Jabal al-Baba Bedouin Community (Pope Mountain), East of Occupied Jerusalem, where they carried out survey operations as a prelude to annex the area for the expansion of the illegal settlement of Ma‘ale Adumim.
Atallah Mazara, head of the village committee in Jabal al-Baba, said a large Israeli force raided Jabal al-Baba area and search a number of homes before proceeding to survey the area.
He said that one of the occupation officers informed them that the survey operations come as a prelude to annex Jabal al-Baba area in the next two days for the expansion of Ma’ale Adumim settlement.
Jabal al-Baba area has a population of around 400 people. The entire community consisting of dozens of Palestinian Bedouin families is threatened with imminent forced displacement.