West Bank demolitions continue even as Kerry visits Israel ~ Kate, Mondoweiss.
Land, property, resources theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing
Landslide threatens 40 homes in East Jerusalem
[photos] BETHLEHEM (Ma‘an) 13 Dec — Landslides occurred Friday in an East Jerusalem neighborhood as a result of heavy snow accumulation, threatening at least 40 nearby houses located on lands previously weakened by Israeli authorities’ excavations nearby, a local group said. Landslides led to the degradation of hillsides in the Ain al-Lowza neighborhood of Silwan, opening cracks and threatening 40 nearby houses with potential destruction, the Wadi Helwa Information Center said. A statement from the group said previous excavations by Israel to build a wall through the area have caused extensive damage to the ground, and the effects of the storm have exacerbated the negative effects. The majority of the landslides occurred in a large plot of land…
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