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Andy Matata
Andy Matata campaign leader

<p><b>Since 2004, Israel has demolished 436 Palestinian houses in East Jerusalem, leaving 1,708 people homeless, according to the Israeli rights group B'Tselem.</b><br><b>Israeli authorities have also revoked the status of 14,084 Palestinian Jerusalemites since 1967, no longer permitting them to live in the city.</b><br><b>There are around 360,882 Palestinians in Jerusalem, or 38 percent of the city's population.</b><br><b>Israel has occupied East Jerusalem since 1967 and formally annexed the area in 1980 after passing the 'Jerusalem Law'.</b><br><b>Jerusalem is one of the key final status issues in any future peace agreement.</b><br><b><img src=""></b><br><b>Jerusalemite citizen forced to demolish his own home:&nbsp;"I am unemployed at the moment and I have seven children. We are daily suffering from Israeli brutality," the Jerusalemite citizen stated.</b><br><b>A Palestinian was forced to demolish his own home in East Jerusalem on Monday after Israel issued a demolition order for his property. Daoud Eseid demolished his home to avoid paying the fees charged by Israeli authorities if Israeli forces had carried out the demolition, lens: Afif Amira</b><br><b>&nbsp;</b><b>&nbsp;</b></p><p><em><p><em><img src=""></em></p><p><em><b>Jerusalemite citizen, Azzam Afifi, demolished his house, on Wednesday, to avoid his arrest or pay fine, in context of the occupation's continuing restriction policy against Jerusalemites.</b></em><br><em><b><a href=""></a></b></em></p><p><img src=""></p><p><b><b>Wadi Halawa information center quoted Ashraf Al-Halwani, the son of the house owner Rifat, as saying that Israeli-controlled municipality teams sealed the house with red wax in 1997.</b><br><b><a href=""></a></b></b></p><p><b><img src=""></b></p><p><b><b><b>Bulldozers of the Israeli municipality of &nbsp;occupied Jerusalem Tuesday demolished a building and an animal barn in the East Jerusalem area, according to local sources.</b></b></b></p><p><b><b><b><a href=""></a></b></b></b></p><br></em></p>;

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