Thu. Aug 22 2019

Israel rules to expel Palestinian family from their Jerusalem home

Hundreds of Palestinian families mainly in Jerusalem and Al-Khalil are being caught in the same trap.

Dec 06 2018

Increase font
Decrease font

An Israeli court yesterday ruled that a Palestinian family can be evicted from their home in Jerusalem after inheriting it from their mother, Wadi Al-Hilwa Information Centre reported.

The court gave the family until March to evacuate the house which is built on an area of 500 square metres in Silwan.

Ilham Siyam and her four siblings have been living in the house for decades.

The family had provided the Israeli High Court with all the necessary documents to prove ownership of the property and it was due to convene in February, however the Magistrate’s Court’s decision was seen as a pre-emptive measure.

The legal battle has been ongoing for 22 years, the family said, as the Israeli Al-Ad Association claims ownership of the property which overlooks Al-Aqsa Mosque.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli Jewish NGO, which is fully supported by the Israeli government, has been claiming ownership of the house and went to the Israeli courts to get the family evicted in order to hand it over to Jews.

At a time when factual reporting is critical, The Days Of Palestine's editorial independence is safeguarded by our readers. If you’re able to, please support The Days Of Palestine today.


Subscribe Days Of Plestine

Join To Get latest agency articles straight to your inbox. Enter your email address below: