Israel demolishes a wall of Palestinian cemetery in Jerusalem

Jerusalem (QNN)- Israeli occupation forces this morning demolished a wall surrounding a Palestinian cemetery in occupied East Jerusalem, according to local sources.

Israeli bulldozers demolished the northern section of the Al-Shuhada cemetery, which is an extension of the Al-Yusifiya cemetery, Mustafa Abu Zahra, head of the committee for the preservation of Islamic cemeteries in Jerusalem, said.

Al-Shuhada cemetery contains the graves of people killed by Israeli forces in the 1967 war.

The demolition is part of an ongoing campaign by the Israel Land Authority (ILA) to level the lands of the cemetery in order to build a national park.

(Source / 14.12.2020)

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