Communist Party of Israel

Several hundred leftist activists, among them members of Hadash and the Communist Party of Israel, demonstrated on Friday afternoon, April 16, alongside and in solidarity with local residents against the pending evictions of Palestinian refugee families from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, the Zo Haderech website has reported. A total of 28 Palestinian families, or around 550 individuals, who live in Sheikh Jarrah face being forcibly evicted and replaced by Israeli settlers. For 12 of the families, court rulings have been issued ordering evictions. Eight have already received eviction orders and are on the verge of being expelled from their houses between early May and August. Activists demonstrate alongside local residents against the planned evictions of Palestinian refugee families living since 1956 in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, Friday, April 16, 2021. The large banner reads in Hebrew and Arabic “No to the displacement of…

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