Patrick O. Strickland – Independent Journalist

AJE: Israel ‘minimizing Palestinian presence’ in Jerusalem

Raafat Sub Laban and his mother Noura at an Israeli court in occupied East Jerusalem. (Photo: Patrick Strickland)

My latest story at Al Jazeera English explores a recent uptick in cases of Israeli settlers forcibly taking over Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem.

Raafat Sub Laban, a 27-year-old legal researcher and activist, lives with his family in Jerusalem’s historical Old City. Despite having been raised in that home, Israeli settlers are now claiming ownership and are trying to evict the Sub Laban family.

Click here to read the whole story.

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