Monday, August 29, 2011

Orwell in East Jerusalem

The Alternative Information Center reports that the Jerusalem Municipality has confiscated more Palestinian-owned land in occupied East Jerusalem, for a new settler parking lot that will serve a religious Tomb.


The Municipality seems to be claiming that is not the case.

“the land remains with its owners and there is no confiscation, but temporary use of the area in coordination with its owners in order to solve parking problems in the area. Owners of the land are those who will operate the car park and (they) can even charge money for the parking. It is important to note that the landowners can stop the…parking at any time and build on (the land)”.
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