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Activists protest Jerusalem evictions

Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 01:15

Dec 31 - Peace activists demonstrate in front of Al-Kurd family house to support Palestinian residents threatened with eviction from east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Nick Rowlands reports.

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Activists demonstrate against Jewish settlements in Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem. Jewish settlers have laid claim to plots of land in the -- -- on neighborhoods and up battling to evict dozens of Palestinian families from their homes. A -- -- who appears to have been injured uses -- spoke to try to force the protesters back. Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has felt not too except to limit on the building of Jewish enclaves within Jerusalem including -- East Jerusalem. At a senate panel today it's about. This is escalating because there might be an eviction of the -- family. This demonstration is especially for this reason and in general for all the latest attacks from settlers in the west bank and Jerusalem. On messages here. We will never be quiet as house evictions in Sheikh jarrah. Just -- I -- -- in -- -- -- chipset. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said -- East Jerusalem will be the capital of the future Palestinian state nick movements. Voices.

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Activists protest Jerusalem evictions

Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 01:15