Scrolling news:

Palestine: Gaza casualty toll on the rise, Israeli strikes continue on day 20

Palestine: Eight Palestinians killed, dozens wounded Sunday

Eid moon sighting possiblities, Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid

Pakistan: More rain with thunder, lightening forecast in next 24 hours in Rawalpindi

Libya: US embassy evacuated after heavy violence

Palestine: List of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces between July 8 to July 27

Palestine: Two Palestinians beaten by Jewish mob in Jerusalem

Palestine: Reports show murder of 3 Israeli teenage settlers was not carried out by Hamas

Palestine: Remains of 85 Palestinians located under rubble of bombarded homes

Palestine: Ten Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

Palestine: At least 15 kidnapped by Israeli forces from West Bank

Palestine: Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble, total killed 1000

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Israel on a path towards “suicide” in Gaza

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed as tens of thousands protest Israeli assault across West Bank

Palestine: Amid Gaza ceasefire calm, at least 40 dead bodies are found

Palestine: Entire 20 members of one family in Gaza killed prior to ceasefire, as death toll tops 940

Palestine: Seventeen killed in early morning hours of Friday

Palestine: Israeli forces invade Azzun in W Bank, use Palestinian civilians as human shields

Palestine: 931 Palestinians from Jerusalem & inside Israel taken captive in 3 Weeks

Saudi Arabia behind effort to disarm the Palestinian Resistance

Palestine: Israeli troops attack Palestinian civilians near Jerusalem

5th Jun 2013

Israeli troops fire tear gas in Abu Dis (image by Ma'an)

[Israeli troops fire tear gas in Abu Dis (Image by Ma'an)]

 

By Saed Bannoura

 

IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers fired dozens of tear gas canisters at a group of students and other civilians protesting an Israeli demolition order on Monday.

The protest was not organized in advance, but broke out spontaneously in the Abu Dis neighborhood of East Jerusalem when Israeli Civil Administration officers, accompanied by armed Israeli troops, entered the neighborhood to issue a demolition order.

The demolition order issued by the Israeli officials ordered the destruction of a building owned by Ibrahim Abu Sneina. Earlier on Monday, the officials issued a demolition order to the owner of a building in Beit Hanina which is home to twenty people.

Students from Al Quds University joined the local residents in protesting the order to demolish their homes. Israeli troops responded by firing multiple rounds of tear gas in rapid succession.

One female student fell and injured her face while running from the tear gas. No other injuries were reported.

Israeli officials claimed that the building was constructed without a permit. Since 1967, Israeli officials have refused to issue Palestinian homeowners permits to construct or expand any homes or other buildings.

In Jerusalem, the Israeli government has developed a plan to displace tens of thousands of residents through demolition of existing homes, known as the ‘Jerusalem E1′ plan. Over 30% of the Palestinian residents of Jerusalem are at risk of displacement under this plan.

 

http://imemc.org/article/65612

×

Comments are closed.

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview 29 May 2013 and aired on 12 June 2013


Latest Tweets

The Muslim News

awards

Awards for Excellence

Read more