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Palestine: Plan to build 1,000 housing units, 27 schoolchildren detained inside their school & demolitions

Terrestrial J’lem: New Israeli plan to build 1,000 housing units in east Jerusalem

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The watchdog group Terrestrial Jerusalem said on Wednesday that the Israeli occupation authority plans to build 1,000 housing units for its settlers in east Jerusalem.

According to the group, contracts for the building of 300 housing units in Ramot settlement and 797 others to be offered for sale in Gilo settlement have been signed.

These two settlements are located in east Jerusalem, which has been under occupaion since June 1967.

The group noted that Israeli minister of housing Uri Ariel, the second man in the national religious party the Jewish home, declared the plan to build these housing units.

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Israeli bulldozers raze two houses in OJ

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) unleashed huge bulldozers to raze two Palestinian homes in Beit Hanina in occupied Jerusalem on Wednesday.

The Wadi Hilwa information center said in a statement that bulldozers affiliated with the Israeli-controlled municipality of Jerusalem razed two apartments established on 1,080 square meters in the village.

It said that the two apartments were built 13 years ago and the owners tried to obtain construction permits since then but their requests were always turned down.

The center said that Israeli army and police forces encircled the two apartments and forced their inhabitants out before razing them without prior notice and without allowing the family members to take out their furniture.

In a similar incident, Israeli occupation forces razed a car repair workshop in Hazma village, also in occupied Jerusalem, the village’s municipality council said.

It said that the owner suffered 24,000 dollars in losses, adding that the IOA was constantly harassing the village inhabitants.

The council charged the IOA with demolishing many of the village’s homes, commercial installations, and retail nurseries after seizing most of the village lands and building thousands of settlement units on them.

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Occupation demolishes 4 huts and a house in Jerusalem

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli forces demolished on Wednesday morning, in the town of Hizma northeast of occupied Jerusalem, four Palestinian tin huts, each of which has an area of 200 square meters; and closed 4 stores.

The occupation authorities have also demolished in Beit Hanina on Wednesday morning a Palestinian two-storey house, under the pretext of being built without permit.

The house was built 15 years ago.

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