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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Silwan is a/an Arab locale in Jerusalem of Palestine. It is administered by British Mandate.
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 Year  Population  Area  Governorate  Region  State  Type 
19453820JerusalemPalestine British MandateArab locale
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Silwan is a Palestinian neighborhood of some 55,000 residents, situated to the south of the Old City of Jerusalem and stretching alongside the south-eastern slopes of Jabal al-Mu... More
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WITNESS: Silwan boy recounts detention and ill-treatment
Long legal battle likely means eviction for Palestinian family
City ignoring classroom shortages, inadequacies in East Jerusalem
Palestinian teen dies after protest in Jerusalem
Silwan’s youth tell of fear, dull days under house arrest
Silwan arrests spell political intimidation

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Caution: Children Ahead, BTselem report, December 2010
Aljazeera: Settler drives into Palestinian boys
Interview with Silwan organizer Jawad Siam
BBC Panorama: A Walk in the Park Pt. 3
BBC Panorama: A Walk in the Park Pt. 2
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