Muna al-Kurd: Israel detains famous Sheikh Jarrah activist | Occupied East Jerusalem News
According to the Palestinian news agency WAFA, Israeli police have detained the militant Munnar Kurd, who has been at the forefront of the campaign to prevent the forced deportation of Palestinians from the Sheikh Jala community in occupied East Jerusalem.
Mu Na’s father, a Nabil, Kurdish, told reporters that the 23-year-old activist was detained by the police after searching their Sheikh Jala’s house. WAFA reported that the police had handed out a notice requesting her twins. The policeman who surrendered his brother Mohammed.
He stated that his daughter was taken to an Israeli police station on Salahuddin Street in occupied East Jerusalem.
According to a video circulating on social media, when she was taken out of the house by the Israeli police, she told her family: “Don’t be afraid.”
Mohammad al-Kurd and his sister supported the three-month #SaveSheikhJarrah social media campaign against forcing Palestinians to leave their homes.
She was detained the day after Al Jazeera’s Arabic-language reporter Givara Budeiri was arrested while reporting on a demonstration in Sheikh Jarrah on Saturday.Boudari is Released A few hours after her arrest, she caused global condemnation.
Thanks in part to brothers and sisters, the story of Sheikh Jarrah-a community in East Jerusalem annexed by Israel-has become a global hashtag since last month.
-???? (@LinahAlsaafin) June 6, 2021
In recent months, there has been a series of incidents in the Sheikh Jarrah community where Palestinians have sat in protest against Israel’s order to evacuate their homes, which they describe as a continuation of the ethnic cleansing that began in the catastrophe of 1948.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem in 1967 and later annexed it in a move that the international community has never recognized.
According to Israeli law, even if Palestinian families have lived there for decades, Jewish groups can claim land that belonged to Jews before Israel was founded in 1948.
Palestinians whose ancestors became refugees in the 1948 war cannot retrieve their homes or land in modern Israel. When Israel declared independence in 1948, more than 700,000 Palestinians were driven out of their homes.
On Monday night, dozens of Israeli troops stormed the neighborhood and attacked Palestinian families, beating and firing tear gas and sound bombs at them. According to local Palestinian media reports, 20 people were injured and at least four Palestinian men and one girl were arrested. Two of them were released on Tuesday.
In 2009, half of the al-Kurd home was taken over by Israeli settlers. Al-Kurd’s twin brother Mohammed previously told Al Jazeera that sharing their home with “squatters with a Brooklyn accent” is “unbearable and unbearable” [and] Terrible”.
“They just sit in our house, torture us, harass us, and do their best not only to force us to leave the second half of our house, but also to harass our neighbors to leave their homes in order to completely wipe out our family. Palestine from Jerusalem Human existence,” said Muhammad, who was 11 years old when the settlers entered forcibly.
In March last year, the Israeli District Court in Occupied East Jerusalem approved an order requiring Sheikh Jarrah’s six Palestinian families, including Kurds, to evacuate their homes in order to make way for the settlers. The same court also ruled that seven other families should leave their homes before August 1.
The Israeli court will announce its verdict in this case.
Earlier last month, the Sheikh Jarrah’s protests spread to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the third holiest site in Islam, triggering the suppression of Palestinian worshipers by Israeli security forces. The Israeli army’s attack on Al-Aqsa has aroused global anger.
Israel’s suppression of occupied East Jerusalem and the attack on Al-Aqsa prompted Hamas, the Gaza-controlling organization, to launch rockets at Israel.
Israel launched an 11-day military attack on Gaza, killing more than 250 Palestinians, including 66 children.