PLF Pakistan

 
 
 
 
 
 
You are here: Home
 
 

Israeli police arrest Palestinians trying to protect Islamic site

E-mail Print PDF

Gaza7Sep6OCCUPIED JERUSALEM (PNIC):-Israeli police on Sunday arrested five Palestinian citizens inside Bab al-Rahma cemetery near al-Aqsa Mosque in Occupied Jerusalem.

Quds Press said, quoting activist Khaled Abu Tayeh, that the Israeli police arrested five youths who confronted two Israeli settlers attempting to destroy graves in the Islamic cemetery.

Tayeh said that the five youths were transferred to an Israeli police center near al-Asbat Gate.

Bab al-Rahma cemetery is established on a land that has been classified as Islamic endowment for over 1,400 years.

Israel's Antiquities Authority in the recent years has prevented the Palestinian citizens of Silwan town in Jerusalem from burying their dead in the cemetery because there is a planned project to turn parts of the Islamic cemetery into biblical gardens.

 
 
 
 
left direction
right direction
Israel to build 20,000 new housing units in Occupied Jerusalem
Khan Ahmar attorneys finalizing decision over Israel deportation plan
Egypt to close Rafah crossing with besieged Gaza for 6 days
6 Palestinian women arrested by Israeli police at al-Aqsa Mosque
Journalist among several Palestinians arrested in IOF campaigns
Israeli soldiers express joy as Palestinian families go homeless
EU provides €16 million to support families in need in Palestine
Palestinian writer subjected to harsh interrogation in Israeli custody
Israeli navy opens fire at fishing boats off Gaza shore
Israeli masses call for killing Arabs during march in al-Khalil
Israeli bulldozers demolish Palestinian house near Ramallah
Palestinian child injured by Israeli gunfire east of Gaza