Mounir Kleibo, former ILO Special Representative, tells the story of his mother’s family home in Lower Baq‘a in today’s West Jerusalem.
Palestinian Jerusalemite Abla Dajani pays a bittersweet visit to her family home in al-Baq‘a, West Jerusalem, which was seized by Israel in 1948 and given to Jewish ownership.
Huda Imam is banned from entering the home her father built in Qatamon before 1948, but that does not stop her from standing outside it weekly.
Ibrahim Matar has made it his mission to record the history of the Palestinian properties in West Jerusalem, as he recently shared with friends on a walk there.
Palestinians have submitted documents to Israel that prove that they own the West Jerusalem site proposed for the US embassy.
“All we talk about is the house”—A timeline showing how a Palestinian home in what became West Jerusalem was confiscated and passed to Jewish ownership and its origins erased
Jerusalem’s New City was violently transformed and severed from the rest of Jerusalem, its Palestinian inhabitants exiled and banned from returning to this day.