EU report: Israel built over 15,000 settlement units during 2018

The advancement of settlement units continued at an unprecedented high level During the second half of 2018 (July-December), according to the EU report on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, with more than 7,000 units in the occupied West Bank (4,350) including East Jerusalem (2,900) were advanced in different stages of the planning and implementation process (tenders and plans). In East Jerusalem, Israeli High Court decisions brought between 600 and 700 Palestinians at risk of being evicted in Batan al Hawa (close to the Old city) and families in Sheikh Jarrah (32 persons) lost their final appeal against eviction. A development that will deepen the Israel control of East Jerusalem and the Old City Bassin.
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