East Jerusalem Palestinians Being Evicted From Homes

In the Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan, Mohammed Sumarin and his family may be evicted from their home due to efforts of the Jewish National Fund (JNF), an Israeli charity that claims the house for its own. Silwan is coveted real estate, with the Al Aqsa mosque and the Wailing Wall just a quarter mile away. We are not living like human beings,” Mr Sumarin says. “We cannot sleep at night. We live in fear. We expect them to come at any moment and throw us out.”

Read the whole story by Catrina Stewart in the Independent. 

Author: John Glaser

John Glaser writes for Antiwar.com.