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Dan Izenberg. Jerusalem Post, July 26, 2010
State must justify proposed route around Wallaja.
2/4/2010 Huffington Post
Mai Abdo is Vice Principal at the Jabel Mukaber Elementary School. Her personal story opens a window onto the daily complications created by one small checkpoint.
By Nir Hasson, January 10, 2010, Haaretz
Yakir Segev, who holds the East Jerusalem portfolio in the Jerusalem municipality, made an uncharacteristic remark, declaring that the Palestinian neighborhood east of the separation fence were "no longer part of the city."
By Nir Hasson, December 25, 2010, Haaretz
school in the East Jerusalem village of Kfar Akab, that was left outside the separation barrier, suspended classes yesterday to protest police failure to intervene when seven armed men stormed the school
By Reuters, March 11, 2009, Javno
The wall along this section of the ancient city now separates some 60,000 residents of al-Ram from Jerusalem.
By Tovah Lazaroff, February 25, 2009, Jerusalem Post
For those who live in the Jerusalem area, where the wall has yet to be completed, the work is clearly continuing.
By Maisa Abu Ghazaleh, February 17, 2009, IMEMC
The Israeli administration closed the only remaining passage of Dahiyat Barid between the Jerusalem suburb of Al Ram and the city.
By Saed Bannoura, February 9, 2009, IMEMC
At least sixty-thousands Palestinian residents of al-Ram, located in East Jerusalem, are facing the threat of losing their Jerusalem identity cards if Israel implements its recent decision to close Dahiat al-Bareed Gate, the only entrance left to enter Jerusalem after the Israeli Annexation Wall encircled the city.
December 20, 2008, Ma'an News Agency
The Israeli Supreme Court has rejected a petition by Palestinian residents of three Jerusalem neighborhoods demanding that Israel re-route its separation wall in order to remain inside the city.
December 2, 2008, Ma'an News Agency
An Israeli court approved a re-routing of the Israeli separation wall on 25 November such that the barrier will isolate areas of Shu’fat, the Salam neighborhood, Anata and Ras Khamis from the rest of East Jerusalem.
By Jonathan Lis, June 16, 2008, Haaretz
The Jerusalem municipality has refused to send a member of its veterinary services to the Ras Hamis neighborhood in the northern part of the city, in order to collect a number of stray dogs captured by local residents.
By Michael Schwartz, December 24, 2007, Haaretz
Viewed from the Israeli side, the separation barrier saves lives, a sacred task. No wall is one-sided, though, and every wall under the sun casts a shadow. For this to be a wholly holy wall, we must also see the barrier from the Palestinian side: The route of the barrier restricts Palestinians' access to schools and health care, to places of worship and family homes, to fields, to livelihood. It demeans dignity and oppresses lives.