German Minister denounces Cultural Center’s demolition

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012 | 23:13| Silwanic

Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) —

The German Minister Dirk Neibel and his title is the Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development , has denounced the Israeli demolition of the Wadi Hilweh Cultural Center, which is affiliated with Madaa Creative Center. The Minister told the media that he had visited the Center two weeks ago and was pleased with its children’s program. Israel’s demolitions policy was a fundamental stumbling block in the peace process, he said.

Several German political figures have recently called for an explanation from the Israeli government regarding the demolition of the Cultural Center, which had served hundreds of local children. The Jerusalem Municipality has refused to comment.

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