Members of the Palestinian Salhiya family sit on the roof of their home as they protest their eviction by Israeli Police and the Jerusalem municipality, on January 18, 2022 in Jerusalem’s east district of Sheikh Jarrah. (AFP)
AFPJanuary 19, 2022
Jerusalem: Israeli police destroyed the home of a Palestinian family in the sensitive East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah early Wednesday morning, an AFP photographer said.
Before dawn, Israeli officers went to the home of the Salhiya family, threatened with eviction since 2017 and the center of an anti-expulsion campaign in the Palestinian Territories and abroad, according to a video posted online by the police. Shortly afterwards an AFP photographer witnessed the demolition of the house.