Palestinian MK visits Silwan amidst violent clashes

Monday, 24 January, 2011 | 14:36 |  Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem

Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Palestinian member of the Knesset Hanin al-Zoubi visited Silwan on Friday 21 January. Wadi Hilweh Information Center staff accompanied Zoubi on a tour of the village, despite continuing clashes and tension.

Zoubi herself witnessed the clashes that had gripped the village after the Friday prayer. She expressed her remorse for the state of affairs, in particular the expansionist agenda of the Israeli settler groups of Silwan and the draconian measures taken by the Israeli military during the clashes.

Zoubi announced that she would organize for regular visits for Palestinian from 48 territories to the Information Center to further their understanding of the situation in East Jerusalem and Silwan in particular.

 

 

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