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Volvo and Caterpillar machinery carried out the illegal demolition of a historic building in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday 9th January 2011[1] (see photo here http://www.presstv.ir/detail/159400.html and video at http://www.alternativenews.org/english/index.php/topics/jerusalem/3165-video-shepherd-hotel-demolition-)[1]

The Shepherd Hotel before the demolitions - Picture by Corporate Watch April 2010

The demolition of the Shepherd Hotel - Photo from activestills.org

The Shepherd Hotel in Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem,  constructed in the 1930s,  was once the home of the grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini.  It was confiscated by Israel in 1967.[2] The demolition was carried out on behalf of American millionaire, and supporter of  the Judaization (the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in favour of Jewish colonisation) of Jerusalem, Irving Muskowitz, of the Muskowitz Charitable Foundation (http://www.moskowitzfoundation.org/).[3]  Israeli and Palestinian activists have been protesting against the planned demolition since March 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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