Israeli occupation forces compelled Wednesday, 15 march 2023 a Palestinian man to complete the demolition of his house in the occupied Jerusalem town of Um Tuba.
Local Palestinian sources reported that Israeli occupation military bulldozers embarked on demolishing the house of Palestinian man Muhammad Abu Tair yesterday, displacing 12 members including children and women under the pretext of building without a permit.
Israeli forces suspended the demolition of Abu Tair’s house, forcing them to self-demolish the family-only shelter.
Israeli occupation escalated the demolition orders against the Palestinian homes and properties in the towns and villages in occupied Jerusalem, aiming to force the Palestinian residents to leave their own lands under the pretext of building without a permit.
Last February, Israeli occupation forces leveled 36 Palestinian-owned structures in occuiped Jerusalem leaving its People homeless, and issued demolition orders against dozens of others, according to data collected by Days Of Palestine.
In 2022, Israeli occupation forces forcibly demolished more than 209 inhabited Palestinain facilities in various areas of occuiped Jerusalem. Israeli occupation also confiscated a number of Palestinian-owned lands and properties in favor of Israeli settlers’ expansion most notably the land of Hamra in the Silwan neighborhood.