A decision to evacuate Al-Sharabati family from their home in the Old City of Jerusalem
The citizen Adnan Emran Sharabati recently received an evacuation notice from his home that is located in Al-Hakari road in the Old City of Jerusalem. He was given until 23/03/2014 to execute the order under the pretext of being an “unprotected tenant”. Adnan explained that a Jewish lawyer handed him the evacuation order after he came to his home. He pointed out that he has been living in the house since 1930 and has all the necessary documents to prove it; note that the house is owned by Nseibeh family and his father had rented the house from the Jews in the 1930’s and after the 1948 war the house beneficial was transferred to the Israeli property guardian in Jerusalem and they were paying him the rent since. Sharabati lies in the house with his family that consists of 9 individuals. He lives on the second floor which has three bedrooms while the first floor is a synagogue which is partially used by some settlers as a residential place. He added that he continuously suffers from their provocation and actions aimed to deport him and his family from his home. Sharabati also noted that “Ateerat Kohanim” organization offered him financial temptations in order to leave the house but he refused. He explained that the occupation municipality forced his to remove aluminum plates placed in the outside courtyard of his house, and also pressed charges against him that he built restrooms inside the house and he was fined 70 thousand NIS; note that the restrooms have been built for many years.