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Stand With the Palestinian Resistance to Expulsion and Annexation!
The eyes of the world are on Palestine as the heroic Palestinian people fiercely resist Israeli terrorism and violence intended to expel them from their homes and occupy their properties in occupied East Jerusalem. Hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children face losing their homes. For several days now the Israeli military has carried out brutal attacks against the Palestinians of the area who have stood together as one. Israeli military and police have attacked the protesters with batons, tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse them. “Skunk water” and tear-gas have been fired into Palestinian homes to force the occupants to abandon their dwellings.
On May 7, several hundred riot gear-clad Israeli police officers were deployed to the Al-Aqsa mosque where 70,000 Muslims had gathered at Islam’s third-holiest site for the last Friday prayer of Ramadan and where thousands remained after to protest against the attempted expulsion of Palestinians from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood. [More]