Saturday, November 19 2005
The Israeli government is turning the eastern neighborhoods in Jerusalem into the largest prison in the land.
The work on the eastern part of the wall – between East Jerusalem and Ma’ale Adumim and the 1E area has begun. The result: 80,000 Palestinian residents of Jerusalem will be completely surrounded by walls and fences and will be cut off from the villages and cities of the West Bank. The villages of Al-Azaria, Abu Dis, Swachra A-Sharkia, and Shaich Sa’ad are slowly being closed on the western side by the separation wall, which is cutting them off from East Jerusalem’s city center. The government is now beginning to ...Continue