Court Okays Eviction of Palestinian Family Because Land Was Once Owned by Jews

Israeli ruling, based on law that enables Jews to reclaim property left behind but does not give Palestinian similar rights, could pave the way for the eviction hundreds more from East Jerusalem properties

Nir Hasson
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A Jewish settler organization won a lawsuit Sunday against a Palestinian family it has been trying to evict in East Jerusalem on grounds that the structure was built on land previously owned by Jews. The ruling could set a precedent for the eviction of additional 700 Palestinians living in the Baten al-Hawa enclave of Silwan. 

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