East Jerusalem Family Under Looming Threat of Forced Eviction

Posted 26th July 2012, by & filed under Abandoned Property Law, East Jerusalem, Evictions, Itay Epshtain.

The Sumarin, a family of 12, including 5 children, are under an imminent threat of forced eviction, as the November 28thdeadline for vacating their Silwan (East Jerusalem) home nears.   The Custodian of Absentee Property took control of the property, following the passing of the house owner Musa Sumarin in 1983. At the time, his sons… Read more »