RAMALLAH Feb 16 (JMCC) - Residents of Silwan believe that the demolition of their homes is inevitable, even as city mayor Nir Barakat fights for a gentrification plan to rehouse residents in new apartment buildings.
“People want to stay in the homes they’re living in now,” one resident told the Jerusalem Post
. “They don’t want to move and they don’t want to live on top of one another [in new four-story apartment buildings].”Read
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