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What can stop Palestinians being evicted from Sheikh Jarrah? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 09 May 2021
Although Sheikh Jarrah makes up just a tiny part of Occupied East Jerusalem, the area is a major source of tension between Palestinians and Israelis.

A recent order to evict Palestinian families has triggered days of violent protests.

On Friday, more than 200 people were injured when security forces stormed the nearby Al Aqsa mosque compound to clear demonstrators.

So why is the Sheikh Jarrah dispute so contentious?

Presenter: Imran Khan


Fadwa Khader - Member, Palestinian People's Party.

Yossi Mekelberg - Associate Fellow, Chatham House.

Rami Khouri - Professor, American University in Beirut.
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