Palestinians lose eviction appeal in Jerusalem

The property is in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem, which has long been targeted by Israeli settler groups.

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    Dozens of Palestinians fear they are about to be forcibly evicted from the homes they've lived in since the 1950s.

    And hundreds more face a similar fate in the same neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem.

    Campaigners say their plight is part of a systematic process by Jewish settlers to take over the city.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports.


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