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Al-Khalayleh neighbourhood is a small neighbourhood part of Al-Jib village. Our story starts since the Israeli occupation of East Jerusalem (EJ) in 1967. We know you do not have much time, here is a part of our story:
In 1948, Al-Mu'askar camp was established in the Old City of Jerusalem specifically in A-Sharaf Quarter (today known as Jewish Quarter) to provide housing to 500 refugee families after Al Nakba. Today, Shufat Refugee Camp is the only refugee camp within the Jerusalem Municipality area. The...
Silwan is the closest area to the southern side of the Old City of Jerusalem. It consists of 13 neighbourhoods; Wadi Qadoum, Ras al Amoud, Ein al Louza, Al-Thory, Al Shiya, Baten El-hawa, Kharat al Tank, Bir Ayoub, Hart al Yaman, Al Bustan, Wadi Hilweh, and Wadi Yasul. These neighbourhoods suffer...
لمحة عامة تشهد هذه الأيام غزارةً في التحليلات والأنشطة لإحياء الذكرى المئوية لوعد بلفور التي تصادف 2 تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر 2017. كان الوعد بمثابة خَتم إمبريالي على قرار الحركة الصهيونية الصادر في مؤتمرها الأول في بازل في 1897 والذي نصَّ على "تأسيسِ موطنٍ للشعب اليهودي في فلسطين بموجب القانون العام،"...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently claimed in a video posted to his facebook page that the Palestinian demand to dismantle illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinain Territory constitutes an act of "ethnic cleansing" against Israeli Jewish settlers. Netanyahu's...
Israel’s engineered economic collapse of East Jerusalem has rendered it essentially unlivable for Palestinians. Al-Shabaka Policy Fellow Nur Arafeh focuses on two of the city’s strategic assets that exemplify this collapse, tourism and the commercial markets of the Old City, and examines both...
The present report has been prepared by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/89 and provides an update on Israel’s activities aimed at creating and expanding settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and in the...

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