Plans to Revoke over 90,000 Palestinian’s Residency in Jerusalem

Plans to Revoke over 90,000 Palestinian’s Residency in Jerusalem


The Israeli daily Haaretz revealed that a meeting between a number of Israeli officials, including the mayor of Jerusalem and the Head of the Israeli Occupation Civil Administration, took k place in June, 2012 to discuss the possibility of handling the Civil Administration of the neighborhoods to the east of the segregation wall due to difficulties in monitoring construction and expansions in these neighborhoods.


This includes the neighborhoods of Kafr Aqab, Shufat Camp, Ras Khamis, Ras Shihada, and Al Salam Boulevard. These neighborhoods are inhabited by over 90,000 Palestinians, holders of Jerusalem IDs who lack the basic educational and health service which are the responsibility of the so-called “State of Israel”.


The meeting took place with the construction of the remaining sections of the segregation wall around the Occupied City which reveals a plan to revoke the residency of these residents gradually.


The segregation wall construction begun in 2002, it was justified by security reasons. It must be noted that the ICJ ruled of the illegality of the wall on July 9, 2012.


However, with time, it was proved that the purpose of construction of the wall was to isolate more Palestinian towns and villages and sealing the control over a number of natural resources in addition to the detachment of Palestinian communities.




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