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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Palestinian family ordered to share their home with Israeli settlers

IMEMC - Israeli authorities decided, last week, that settlers will take over part of a Palestinian home in East Jerusalem, local sources reported.

Based on a decision issued by an Israeli court last week, a Palestinian family has been ordered to share their home with Israeli settlers in the neighborhood of Rad al-Amoud, in East Jerusalem.

The court decision followed an 11-year legal battle between the Hamdella family and Irving Moskowitz, renowned to be an American-Israeli billionaire and settler patron. Moskowitz purchased the property in 1990 from Chabad and the Volhynia Hassidic dynasty, a Jewish group who claims to own the land from before 1948.

The Hamdallahs are expected to evacuate a room and their yard, on Monday, to make way for right-wing Israeli settlers who are likely to hamper their neighbors' daily routine.

Dimitry Delyani, member of the Fatah revolutionary council, was quoted by Ma’an News agency saying: "The home will be turned into an outpost, the settlers will bring in armed guards in order to make life for the Hamdellas unbearable,"

The Palestinian family has lived in the home since 1952...
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