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IOF closes roads leading to Khan al-Ahmar

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Eng9OCCUPIED JERUSALEM (PNIC):-The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Tuesday night closed all roads leading to Khan al-Ahmar village in east Jerusalem as a prelude to evacuating and demolishing it on Wednesday.

According to local sources, Israeli troops blocked all entrances to the village and prevented all vehicles carrying activists from entering the area to participate in the solidarity sit-in.

Last Wednesday, the Israeli high court of justice rejected a petition against the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and said a temporary injunction that had put a hold on the move would lapse in a week.

The court allowed the army to evacuate the village located near the illegal settlement of Kfar Adumim on September 12.

The village is inhabited by around 35 families, who live in tents and huts.

The population there is mainly from Arab Jahalin Bedouins, who came to the area after they were displaced by Israel during the Nakba in 1948.

The number of Bedouins living east of Jerusalem today is about 7,000 people, and the occupation authority refuses to recognize their existence and seek to expel them from their areas in order to expand settlements for Jewish settlers.

 
 
 
 
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