Two judicial hearings were held. Evidence proving nearly 40 years of legitimate residency was dismissed out of hand. Leave by December 31 or be forced out, he was told.
"As far as we know," he said, "the property will be handed over to a right wing settler organization that has previously taken over properties in the neighborhood."
Israeli law reflects double standard illegitimacy. Palestinian land is stolen for Jewish development. "We are about to lose our home and be thrown out onto the street," he said.
"Forced eviction will not only be a human tragedy but also a political maneuver to strengthen and expedite" East Jerusalem settlement expansions.- Advertisement -
He called on readers and concerned people worldwide for support. Ongoing evictions affects others. On December 31, around 1,000 Palestinians got evacuation orders.
Israel wants their land for military purposes. Wadi Maleh, Ein Hilwah, Wadi al-Faw, al-Maita, al-Burj, and other Jordan Valley areas are affected.
On December 6, the Hamoked Center for the Defence of the Individual said from 1967 - 1994, "Israel revoked the residency of some quarter million Palestinians from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip."
Another 14,000 East Jerusalemites were affected. Without notice or judicial review, Palestinian land was stolen. Thousands lost their residency status. Homeland rights were lost.
On January 1, Maan News headlined "A precarious existence in the Jordan Valley." It's home to some of Palestine's most fertile land. Most Palestinians there are impoverished. Basic infrastructure is lacking.