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Closed Society: November 2, 2012‎

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Two Arab youths stabbed a Haredi Jew on Jericho Road in the Ras al Amoud neighbourhood in Jerusalem. The man was moderately wounded and transferred to hospital. The attackers have fled the scene.

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November 2nd, 2012 at 10:36 pm

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Military and Security Forces: March 21, 2012

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A Border Police unit entered a high-school in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amud and arrested the vice principal in front of his students.  The vice principal, Salah Muhazian, was taken to Jerusalem police headquarters for questioning, where it was revealed by officers that one of the school’s students, arrested a few days earlier on suspicion of stone throwing, told them that Muhazian had hidden him and other stone-throwers in his office.  Muhazian denied the charge and was released after the interview. (Haaretz)

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March 21st, 2012 at 8:55 pm

Local Government: November 17,2011‎

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The Ras el-Amud mosque, situated on  Mount of Olives, has been illegally expanded by 217 square meters (about 2,335 square feet) on state-owned land, but the Jerusalem municipality has not yet demolished the buildings.

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November 17th, 2011 at 10:46 pm

Local Government: August 24, 2011

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Settlers have built 17 housing units in the Ras al-Amud in Jerusalem without permits.

 

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August 24th, 2011 at 4:15 pm

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Police: May 27, 2011

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Activists of the “Solidarity with Sheikh Jarrakh” movement claim that police exerted severe violence on them in the protest against the settlement of Ma’ale Zeitim in East Jerusalem. Activists say that police used a stun gun against demonstrators, and even broke the arm of a female demonstrator. Six demonstrators were arrested.

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May 27th, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Political: May 25, 2011

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Ministers, Knesset members and the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, attended the inauguration ceremony for the new neighborhood “Ma’ale Zeitim” in East Jerusalem, near Ras al-Amud, which resides beyond the Green Line.

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May 25th, 2011 at 11:56 am

Closed Society: 10 March, 2011

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After 11 years of struggle in court, Jewish settlers are about to take over a room and a yard, leading to the home of Palestinian family Hamdallah in East Jerusalem Ras Al-Amud neighborhood. The room soon to be evacuated is home to a young couple and a little boy.

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March 10th, 2011 at 6:46 pm

Closed Society: 10 January, 2011

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Residents of the Ras Al Amud neighborhood in Occupied East Jerusalem reported that bulldozers and municipal inspectors are preparing to demolish illegal residences in the neighborhood. The municipality said that it does not give advance notice of demolitions.

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January 10th, 2011 at 2:57 am