Bulletin: number (411)
Day: Friday, March 25, 2022
♦️ Blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque:-
About 30,000 worshippers performed Friday prayers today at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, despite the strict procedures imposed by the occupation authorities on the doors of the mosque and the entrances to the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.
Worshippers flocked to the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque despite the occupation’s attempts to obstruct their arrival, especially after tightening procedures under the pretext of “the Judainisation Marathon in the Holy City.”
Thousands of citizens performed dawn prayers at dawn today, Friday, at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, despite the cold weather and the tightening and obstacles of the occupation.
The occupation forces arrested Omar Odeh from the town of Umm al-Fahm while he was in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and later released him on condition of his deportation from Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The occupation forces arrested the young Jerusalemite Malik Abu Ninah from the town of Jabal al-Mukaber, south of occupied Jerusalem, after they severely beaten him.
♦️ Nackle the occupation:-
The occupation forces detained Jerusalem activist Mohammed Abu al-Hummus in the Bab al-Amud area of occupied Jerusalem, and asked him to remove the Palestinian flag from his hand and stay away from the Bab al-Amoud area.
The occupation police arrested a young Jerusalemite and scrutinised his identity in the Bab al-Amud area of occupied Jerusalem.
The occupation police arrested a young man in the Al-Masarara neighbourhood in occupied Jerusalem, amid closures on the streets of the city of Jerusalem to secure the lullifying marathon.
The occupation forces closed the western neighbourhood in Sheikh Jarrah in occupied Jerusalem with iron coasters.
The occupation forces erected a military checkpoint at the entrance to the town of Al-Eizariya, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, causing a suffocating traffic crisis.
♦️ Settler attacks:-
This morning, the occupation police closed dozens of roads from the north of the city of Jerusalem (French Hill and Sheikh Jarrah) to the south of the city (Al-Quds/Hebron Street), including the Al-Masarara area, the Hebron Gate, and Jaffa Street, under the pretext of securing a “Tahweed Marathon for Settlers” march organised by the occupation municipality. The occupation forces had deployed extensively to the roads, stopped and searched a number of young men, and checked their identity cards, amid the closure of the surrounding streets under the pretext of securing what they called the “Jerusalem Marathon 2022.”
– Settler herds beat the young man “Mohammed Abdul Salam Rabie” from the town of Beit Anan, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, while he was in the occupied interior area.
♦️ Erupt confrontations:-
Clashes broke out between the occupation forces and a number of young men near the Shuafat camp checkpoint northeast of occupied Jerusalem.➖➖➖➖➖
♦️ Prisoners’ file:-
Administrative prisoners in the occupation prisons continue to boycott the occupation courts for the 84th consecutive day, to demand an end to the policy of administrative detention under the slogan “Our Freedom Decision.”
Prisoners in Ofer prison decided today and tomorrow to return meals, in protest against the classification policy imposed by the prison administration against them.
♦️ Apartheid discrimination laws:-
Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked plans to promote a bill aimed at depriving Palestinians inside occupied Jerusalem of “Israeli citizenship.” It is worth mentioning that the bill targets those who are labelled “terrorists”, especially the perpetrators of operations who hold “Israeli citizenship”, a proposal that was presented by MKs “Avi Dichter” and “Orit Strwick”. Under the bill, every Palestinian from within who participated in any act described as “hostile terrorist” or receives a “support subsidy from the Palestinian Authority” would lose their Israeli citizenship. The law aims to prevent the Palestinian Authority from paying the salaries of any of the prisoners and families of martyrs from inside and occupied Jerusalem.
♦️ Setreation projects:-
The occupation municipality in Jerusalem and its “planning committees” approved the decision of the local committee for the construction of the first towers at the entrance to Al-Thawri neighbourhood within the so-called 30-storey “telbit” on the land of the legendary Eucalyptus restaurant. The occupation municipality stated that this tower will overlook the Old City and overlook Jerusalem with a height of 30 floors and 5 floors of the underground parking lot (about 250 parking spaces), which will be used by residents. In the tower, 144 residential units will be built, of which 114 ordinary apartments and 30 other student apartments will be built, with a project area of 2.7 dunums. Majdal Bardes – Paradise Tower also includes a variety of uses, with a commercial facade of Pierre Koenig Street that includes shops, commercial areas and the most prominent landmarks – a spacious and shaded urban square.
The occupation municipality also stated that (Majdal Barddis – Paradise Tower), named after the Bardis College of Jewish Studies, which is located next to the settlement tower that will be built, is part of the renovation process that is expected to pass through the southern entrance to Jerusalem – the so-called “Telbyot” industrial zone, which will completely change its face. The main
Work on the project has already begun and excavations and warehouses are currently being carried out in the area exceeding 2,000 square metres. According to an Israeli company called “NBS ISRAEL” – the body responsible for the project – the completion date of construction of this huge settlement tower is estimated at about four years – during 2026. That company said that it is currently carrying out excavation and deployment of the project.
The so-called “Qatar Planning and Building Committee” of the occupation approved the construction of 1,200 settlement units in the settlement neighbourhood called “Kiriyat Yuval” in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
According to the location of the occupation municipality in Jerusalem, the project requires the demolition of five old eight-storey buildings and the construction of 1,200 settlement units in the heart of Jerusalem.
The site showed that the area of the project is 30,000 square metres, and it will include a synagogue, a school, 11 kindergartens, and other buildings.
On March 17, the so-called “Planning and Building Committee in Jerusalem” held a discussion on the deposit of the plan to build a tower in Jerusalem and a hotel in the Epstein complex on the axis of the light gasification train on the lands of the destroyed village of Ein Karem in 1948.
According to the plan, the tower will consist of 40 floors designed by the International Architects Company, one of the world’s leading companies, which also designed Khalifa Tower in Dubai.
The plan includes the construction of 240 settlement units in a 40-storey tower, on a total area of about 7 dunums, including 48 residential units dedicated to small apartments. The plan also includes the construction of a hotel with an area of about 9,000 square metres and a public building for culture with an area of about 5,000 square metres.
♦️ Solidarity events:-
The people of the Wade Al-Rababa neighbourhood in the town of Silwan, south of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, called on citizens to be present in their lands and participate in their activities tomorrow, Saturday at 1:00 pm, rejecting the excavations and dredging carried out by the so-called “Nature Authority”.
Jerusalemite activists organised the weekly march of solidarity with the people of the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in occupied Jerusalem despite the cold weather and the intensive deployment of the occupation forces and police in the neighbourhood.
The preacher of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Ikrimah Sabri, called for the need for broad participation in the Great Dawn campaign in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, in addition to pulling the traveller to it and holding the prayer of Qakih and Al-Taraweeh in its courtyards during the holy month of Ramadan.
⭕ Summary of yesterday evening’s highlights:-
The occupation authorities extended the detention of the young Jerusalemite Sultan Shuiki from the town of Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, until 2022/03/29.
The occupation forces arrested Jerusalemite Ismail Al-Qawasmi from the town of Al-Tur, east of occupied Jerusalem.
This day ended until 7:30 pm
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