Israeli police demolish contested Palestinian home in Sheikh Jarrah

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The Israeli police destroyed the home of a Palestinian family in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem early Wednesday morning, an AFP photographer noted.

Before dawn, Israeli officers went to the home of the Salhiya family, threatened with eviction since 2017 and the centre 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.

Source: Alarabiya