14 July 2019 — Jonathan Cook
The struggle of Jawad Siyam perfectly illustrates the relentless oppression faced by all Palestinians
The National – 14 July 2019
Israeli police forced out the Siyam family from their home in the heart of occupied East Jerusalem last week, the final chapter in their 25-year legal battle against a powerful settler organisation.
The family’s defeat represented much more than just another eviction. It was intended to land a crushing blow against the hopes of some 20,000 Palestinians living in the shadow of the Old City walls and Al Aqsa mosque.