Jerusalem is a holy place for Christians, Jews and Muslims, and has recently become a center of chaos and bloodshed again. With plans to expel six Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jala district in East Jerusalem, the latest wave of riots and conflicts broke out.
The eviction was ordered by an Israeli court, and when protests and riots broke out, the Israeli Supreme Court is expected to make a decision to confirm this decision. In other words, this land belongs to Jewish immigrants who cooperated with the state to systematically buy and build houses and live in East Jerusalem. According to the judgment of the International Court of Justice, the Palestinians regarded ethnic cleansing as Palestinians on their land.
In addition, a spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner said Friday that the fact that Palestinians annexed by Israel were forced to move from East Jerusalem may be a war crime.That is to say, according to Israeli law, it can be proved that Jews who owned property in Jerusalem before Israel was founded in 1948 can take back the property, but the Palestinians who fled after the establishment of Israel and the subsequent war were not right, write guardian.
Finally, due to the large-scale protests initiated by the Palestinians in Jerusalem, and also due to international condemnation of this move, the Supreme Court’s ruling and the expulsion, which were originally scheduled to be held this Monday, were postponed.
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The White House said that US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan (Jake Sullivan) and others participated in the dispute and expressed “serious concern” over the violent clashes in Jerusalem in recent days and the expulsion of Palestinians from their homes.
Israeli nationalists planned to march through East Jerusalem, increasing tensions, and the Israeli police eventually diverted them to avoid conflict between the two sides. The annual Jerusalem parade is held by Israeli nationalists on Jerusalem Day. According to the Hebrew calendar, it celebrates Israel’s occupation of the Old City in the Six-Day War of 1967.
Two weeks ago, Jewish nationalists marched through East Jerusalem, chanting “Death to the Arabs” and clashed with the Palestinians.
However, on Jerusalem Day, a new riot broke out and thousands of Palestinian civilians gathered on the mosque plateau (Jews call it the Temple Mount because it contains the remains of the Temple of Solomon or Herod), where there are The famous Dome of the Rock (also known as Omar Mosque and Al-Aqsa Mosque) is the third largest Muslim holy site.
When protesters in the plateau area and their own Al-Aqsa Mosque threw firecrackers and stones at the police, she threw rubber bullets, tear gas and grenades at them in an attempt to break into the shrine that became a battlefield. The police broke into the mosque and smashed the doors and windows.
According to reports, injured in clashes between police and protesters in Jerusalem and across the west coast of Palestine (under Israeli millennial occupation) Associated Press, There are more than 700 Palestinian protesters, of which about 500 are hospitalized and several of them are in critical condition. About twenty Israeli policemen were also injured.
On Monday, Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic movement that rules the Gaza Strip, fired more than 150 rockets into the Jerusalem area and southern Israel in retaliation for the Israeli police’s attacks on mosques on the plateau, which escalated the conflict into an armed conflict. It is understood that most of the missiles were successfully intercepted by the Israeli Iron Shield anti-missile system.
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The day before, on Sunday, the Israeli army killed a 16-year-old Palestinian in another incident in the West Bank, and a Palestinian militant killed a 19-year-old Israeli.