Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Closed Society: 13 December, 2010

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Israel Land Administration (ILA) and Border Patrol forces demolished a significant part of the Neighborhood 68, on Helen Keller street, Lod. More than 80 people, including 51 children, were made homeless. No alternative accommodation was provided, despite the heavy rains. The demolition orders were issued at 2 a.m. by court order, pursuant to the claim that the homes were constructed illegally on ILA lands. Seven households were destroyed, sewage infrastructure was torn out of the ground, and water and electricity connections disconnected. (Hebrew)

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Written by dena

December 13th, 2010 at 5:51 pm