Israeli Authorities displace families in Jerusalem and West Bank after razing their homes

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The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) on Thursday forced a Palestinian citizen to demolish his own house in Jerusalem and demolished another one in the West Bank.

According to local sources, the Israeli municipality in Jerusalem forced Iyad Shuwaiki to demolish his own home in al-Thuri neighborhood, south of the Aqsa Mosque, and displaced his family in order to build a school in its place.

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The house was accommodating six members of Shuwaiki’s family in addition to him and his wife.

Shuwaiki stated that he received a notice giving him two days to remove the equipment he used to demolish his house and ordering him not to enter his land again.

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Meanwhile, the Israeli municipality demolished a fence belonging to another Jerusalemite citizen near the razed house of Shuwaiki.

In al-Khalil, the Israeli occupation army demolished a Palestinian house in Jabel Joher area in the east of the city at the pretext it was located near the settlement of Kiryat Arba.

The house belonged to Bilad al-Rajbi and was accommodating a family of five members.