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Jerusalem: Adding fuel to fire

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Israel has practised its organised terrorism against the city of Jerusalem, and raised the level of crimes and attacks, to impose a new reality that could be the prelude to pushing Jerusalemites to forcibly leave the Holy City. These repeated attacks on the citizens, their land, their property, their livelihoods, their sanctities and their resilience, have not stopped for a moment.

The policy of collective punishment adopted by Israel and its systematic campaigns of abuse, affect people, trees and stones. It also carries out dozens of arrests on a daily basis in Jerusalem, as well as the night raids that spare no women or children, the continuous expulsion of all activists and those stationed in Al-Aqsa Mosque. Israel has also demolished buildings under the pretext of a lack of permits, has seized the homes of Jerusalemites and suppressed all activities in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Every time Jerusalemites are beaten, assaulted and relentlessly repressed, the occupation does not refrain from using sticks, poisonous gas bombs, rubber bullets or sound bombs. They boast about their crimes, while directly shooting the youth in Jerusalem to eradicate them. They kill female activists in cold blood under false security pretexts, to terrorise Jerusalemites and spread fear in their hearts.

This barbarism and retaliatory policies of the occupation also affects schools, and hinders students from accessing them. These students have been terrorised and intimidated in a manner that violates all international treaties and covenants, which guarantee the right to education and safe access for children to their........

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