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Plan for National Park Threatens to Strangle East Jerusalem’s Issawiya Neighbourhood

Wednesday, 27 April 2011 05:56 Dolev Rahat, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Jerusalem’s District Committee for Planning and Construction recently approved a new plan to establish part of a “national park surrounding the walls of Jerusalem” on lands belonging to the East Jerusalem village of Issawiya. From the residents’ perspective, this eliminates the last remaining land […]

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Israel plans to turn Issawiyya, Tur land into national park

03/04/2011 – 04:04 PM OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israel’s Jerusalem municipality and nature authority have devised a plan to turn land in the city’s Issawiyya and Tur districts into a national park, a Palestinian lecturer and researcher disclosed. The move came after claims that the area contains Jewish ”valueables” that belong to the second alleged temple. […]

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