After eight years the government has resumed the process of eviction of the Arabs of the Jerusalem quarter of Sheikh Jarrah, living in former Jewish homes. Five days later will take effect the eviction order to one of the families living there. In October, the quarter will have to leave the other two families, reports on Friday, August 4, correspondent of the newspaper «gaarets» NIR hason.
The house of Arabs in the area, was built on land that before 1948 belonged to Jewish families. Active participation in the process of eviction of the Arabs accept the Jewish Foundation «And-Keren Le-Adamat Israel.» He represents in court the interests of the heirs of Jews who lived in the quarter.
Four years ago the Supreme court ruled that the family Samanna have to leave your home, however, the eviction was postponed. A week ago, the family received a letter stating that she needs to move out on August 9, she will be evicted by force.
Wednesday, August 2, to support the family came the diplomatic representatives of seven European countries: France, Italy, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden, Norway and Malta.
In 2009 quarter three was evicted Arab families. In response, there was a major protest movement, which sparked international outcry. After this eviction stopped. However, recently approved four programs of building houses for Jews in the quarter, the implementation of which will need to evict dozens of Arabs.