Occupation gives notices of demolition of 13 homes and confiscation of 160 dunum

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Palestinian Information Center | dec 30, 2011

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation authorities have handed Palestinians notices of confiscation of 160 dunums (1 dunum=1000 square meters) and demolition of 13 homes in the village of Mneizel to the south east of Yatta in the southern West Bank district of al-Khalil. IOF troops closed all entrances to the village.

Rateb al-Jubour, coordinator of the popular committee against the wall and settlement, said in press statements on Thursday that the notices of land confiscation affected residents of the village of Mneizel and the village of Samu’ with the aim of expanding Karmael settlement.

He also said that 13 demolition notices were handed out to residents of the village of Mneizel and the entrances to the village were closed.

Jubour also said that the village of the Karmael settlement was built next the Palestinian village of Muneizel which has a population of 400 Palestinian who are living in constant fear because of harassment at the hands of settlers.

Source and more at the Palestinian Information Center

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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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