Channel 10: Jewish Silwan residents plan to fight expulsion

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July 15, 2010 21:40

 
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The council for Jewish residents in Silwan have secret plans to bring in about 2,500 youth to help prevent to their expulsion from Beit Yonatan should police attempt to force them to leave the disputed building, Channel 10 reported on Thursday evening.

According to the plans, the youth will be brought into the area two days before any planned expulsion from the building to assist in preparations for the day of expulsion. 

Some 600 girls and boy were expected to come to the Beit Yonatan building in separate groups during the day of the expected expulsion to help demonstrate. There were also plans to set up three protests tents, one by Beit Yonatan, another by the King's Garden building project and a third tent outside Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem.

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