Israeli police attack peaceful sit-in protesting in Sheikh Jarrah

Days of Palestine - Jerusalem

Israeli occupation police violently attacked today Palestinians and activists taking part in a peaceful sit-in protest in Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, held against the Israeli occupation attempts to forcibly expel hundreds of Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah in favor of Israeli settlers.

Israeli police attacked with stun grenades and tear gas canisters protesters who gathered in Sheikh Jarrah in solidarity with the Palestinian families facing the imminent threat of forced expulsion from their homes.

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Protester chanted slogans condemning the Israeli occupation policy of apartheid and calling on the international community to promptly move to stop the forced expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah.


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