Israel demolished a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, in a move which has drawn international concern. The Palestinians immediately slammed the demolitions
Move follows long battle over buildings, which court ruled were too close to barrier Israeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an East Jerusalem neighbourhood in one of largest
The military has said that the homes are too close to the Israeli barrier. Israel is due to begin demolishing 100 Palestinian homes near the separation barrier after a seven-year battle in Israeli courts.
The separation wall, deemed illegal by ICJ, cuts into occupied West Bank territory, and will be 712km upon completion. In the occupied West Bank, the long, concrete separation wall winds through the landscape,