Israel finishes barrier construction in Jerusalem


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Maan News Agency | Dec 8, 2011

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces will finish this week building a barrier around Shufat refugee camp in north Jerusalem, Israel’s Maariv daily reported Wednesday.

The 45,000-person camp will become isolated from the city and residents will only be able to enter through a new checkpoint.

Maariv reported that Israeli police were preparing for the possibility of clashes that may erupt, noting that “Fatah, especially, is inciting” to counter the separation plan.

The head of the camp’s popular committee, Jamil Sanduka, told Maariv that “we have blue (Israeli) IDs; we are citizens of Jerusalem and shouldn’t suffer in this way. Have we transformed into Gaza?”

Sanduka added that getting in and out of the camp will turn into a nightmare on the Israeli checkpoint, adding that they do not want all these searches conducted by the authorities.

According to the Israeli plan, anyone from the camp who wants to enter Jerusalem proper should pass through the checkpoint even though the camp is considered to be part of the city.

Source and more at the Maan News Agency




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Israel’s Jerusalem municipality plans to build more than 50,000 (updated Dec 3, 2011: 85.000) new homes in the city’s occupied eastern sector over two decades:

  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.



Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Besides this, Israel approved plans to ethnic cleanse 57.000 bedouin from Palestine



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