PALESTINE: SHEIKH JARRAH UNDER ATTACK


The residents of Sheikh Jarrah were forced to leave their home


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Israel ordered six Palestinian families to leave their homes in Sheikh Jarrah on May 2nd to make way for Jewish settler


First and foremost, where is Sheikh Jarrah is located? Sheikh Jarrah is located in East Jerusalem, a predominantly neighborhood near the Old City. In early May, six Palestinian families were forced to leave the neighborhood by the Israel settlers. The eviction was denied as the residence are defending their right. The action causes the Palestinians to gather in Masjidil Aqsa to show solidarity towards the things that happened in Sheikh Jarrah.


Since May 10th, 2021, Muslims in Palestine defend the holy land where the Al-Aqsa Mosque is located as Israeli begin to attack the civilians using their military weapons. Israeli’s attacks were aimed regardless of age or gender. The attack also killed the medical staff in Palestine that treated all the victims of the terrorists’ attacks. 

From May 10th, 2021, until May 21st, 2021, 232 Palestinians were killed including 65 children and 39 women, and 1900 were injured. They are all innocent and consist of the civilians of Palestine. Many Palestine residences were destroyed by the bomb attack and have caused many deaths. The rescue team was struggling in looking for the victims buried under the rubble. 


 
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Peoples all around the show solidarity towards the people of Palestine that have been suffered from this terrorism by the Israeli settlers. Social media have become the medium where most people share their solidarity and update the current events that took place in Palestine to create awareness of what Israel has done to the Palestinians.