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Demolished At 10 Minutes' Notice (3)

Demolished At 10 Minutes' Notice (3)

Palestinian Mohammed Shabana, left, holds the hand of one of his children as he walks towards his house that was demolished by Israeli authorities in Beit Hanina in east Jerusalem, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2004.
(AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

"Since 1967, some 2000 Palestinian homes were destroyed in Jerusalem and the West Bank, leaving more than 16,000 people homeless... While approximately 55% of the building violations detected each year are in Jewish neighborhoods, 72% of the Jerusalem demolitions are of Palestinian homes.

I don’t sign demolition orders for Jewish homes, only for Arabs. Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Haim Miller, February 7th, 1998."

Source: Rabbis For Human Rights - Jerusalem Home Demolitions