Days of Palestine

Wednesday, February 1

Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Palestinian-Owned House in Occupied Jerusalem

Af.M | DOP -

Israeli occupation bulldozers demolished Wednesday, 4 January 2023 a Palestinian-owned home in the town of Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque under the pretext of building without a permit.

Local media sources reported that large Israeli forces accompanied by two military Israeli bulldozers leveled a 200-square-meter house under construction in Silwan belonging to the Palestinian man Mohammed Ahmed Assi Al-Awar, leaving the family members homeless.

The 10 members of the Al-Awar family intended to move and live in the house yet Israeli occupation forces demolished it despite the ongoing court hearings regarding the housing license.

In 2022, Israeli occupation forces leveled 12 Palestinian-owned structures in occuiped Jerusalem, leaving its people homeless.