Lack of Space in East Jerusalem Cemeteries Leads to Morbid New Habit

Shortage of plots in Old City and nearby neighborhoods has people digging up old graves, which are then sold for new burials

Nir Hasson
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Newly dug stolen graves in the Muslim cemetery just outside the Old City walls.
Newly dug stolen graves in the Muslim cemetery just outside the Old City walls.Credit: Emil Salman
Nir Hasson

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