Jerusalem Municipality demolishes two homes in two East Jerusalem neighborhoods
On 2 June 2020, at around 8:00 A.M., Jerusalem Municipality personnel arrived with an escort of Border Police officers, a police officer and a bulldozer at al-Sal’ah, an area within the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukkaber. The force demolished a two-story building under construction that was intended to be the home of two families numbering 10 people in total, five of them minors.
Later, at around 9:30 A.M., Jerusalem Municipality personnel came with an escort of Border police, a police officer and a bulldozer to the Karm a-Sheikh area of Silwan in East Jerusalem. The force demolished the home of a seven-member family that includes five minors.